They Plan To Own All The Seeds

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The movement to patent and own the very ability to collect seeds is one of the scariest things I can think of. According to this article, “A new law proposed by the European Commission would make it illegal to ‘grow, reproduce or trade’ any vegetable seeds that have not been ‘tested, approved and accepted’ by a new EU bureaucracy named the ‘EU Plant Variety Agency.'” Read more here.

A worldview that sees plants as individuals, as responsive organisms, doesn’t seem so silly in this light, does it?

The whole concept of ownership and property needs an overhaul. And yet, if only I had enough $ to not have to rent from a landlord …

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