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Old 01-17-2012, 11:10 PM
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Originally Posted by NateR View Post
People have been manipulating the DNA of plants and animals for thousands of years through selective breeding.
I didn't think about the selective breeding with animals and plants (and I should have as I'm a gardener and interested in hybridizing).

Originally Posted by NateR View Post
Genesis 30 describes how Jacob made himself wealthy using this form of genetic engineering (interestingly enough, it was with goats as well). So I wouldn't necessarily have a problem with this as long as this new breed of goats is healthy and viable and as long as this new form of engineering stays confined to animals.
That's interesting, Nate. It makes me feel a bit better about it.
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