Commissioner Barbara Cross noted that such seed libraries on a large scale could very well pose a danger. “Agri-terrorism is a very, very real scenario,” she said. “Protecting and maintaining the food sources of America is an overwhelming challenge.
Once again the call is going out for peoples and regions under the hand of oppressive, dictatorial regimes, to secede from the nation state and become ‘self governing communities’.
A very strange thing has happened to people over the past few decades. Something that seems to have taken them away from values which, to the good farmer, are pretty much sacrosanct.
This is more than just the broadening of the tax base. It is the attempt to control the food supply and get a grip on what is left of independence and food freedom.
Our agricultural system is designed to fail because it is much more profitable for chemical companies to continue to sell “new and improved” chemicals to solve the problems that the original chemicals caused due to chemical resistance.
If our education system had even a smidgeon of spiritual aspiration written into its curriculum – we would be encouraged to recognize our responsibility for all life on this planet from an early age – and be encouraged to come to its rescue at times when it is clearly under threat.