Besides not being based on evidence, pseudoscience and quackery tend to contradict themselves in very entertaining ways.
Here are some of the most hilarious examples that I have come across during the many years that I have advocated for science and critical thinking on the Internet:
Humans have been modifying crops for over ten thousand years.
Conventional methods (such as crossbreeding or treating plants with mutagens or radiation) involve large-scale and imprecise changes that are unknown.
Using biotech solutions like genetic modification, researchers can make small, precise and extremely well-known changes to crops for the benefit of humans and the environment. GM crops are also much more well-tested than conventional crops to make sure they at least as safe.
So what are some of the environmental benefits of GM crops?
#1 GMOs decrease dangerous pesticide usage
Genetically modified insect-resistant crops produce their own, highly-specific pesticide (called…