UmmmmNo has not created any debates.
A direct democracy is not as ideal as you think it would be. It would be a lot of time and effort for everyone who will end up making bad decisions. As Winston Churchill once said, “the best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.”
This goes for all genetic modification. GMO crops can be engineered for disease resistance, drought tolerance, added nutrients, hot or cold temperature resistance and other beneficial traits. There are starving people all over the world and we have found the answer for long term sustainable food. As barbarian as it may sound, why are we any different from food? If we can make ourselves into super humans that can’t get sick and are more tolerant to harmful things, why wouldn’t we?