A better spokesperson than Rifkin for the opposition side might be Rebecca
Goldburg of the Environmental Defense Fund. She, at least has training in
biology (zoology, I think?), which Rifkin does not. The only Michael Fox
I ever hear of is an actor, who has nothing to do with genetic
engineering, that I know of.
P Wickware, Oakalnd, CA
On 4 Nov 1993, Sertac ONDE wrote:
> Dear netters,
> Here in Middle East Technical University, Biology Department, I am
> teaching a course titled "Transgenic Plant Technology" to graduate
> students. After the starting of the TV program in BBC World Television
> titled "Cracking the Code" I came across with the names of two leading
> figures who were apperantly against the development of transgenic
>> To be able to tell the students the two sides of the story, I have already
> allocate lectures on the Ethics of Gene Transfer and the Environmental
> Concerns. However, it is not easy to find relative papers regarding this
> side of the story. This is the reason for my search of the addresses of
> the following persons:
> Michael Fox of "The Humane Society of the U.S."
> Jeremy Rifkin of " Foundation on Economic Trends" Washington (possibly D.C.)
>> I would be very happy if any one can supply me any of these adresses
> With my best regards,
> Dr. Sertac Onde
> M.E.T.U. Biology Dept.
> Ankara, Turkey.