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Mark Atwood
The early days of modern US abortion debate consisted of the two sides coming up with names for themselves and for each other, until it mostly settled down to "pro-life" vs "pro-choice".

Similarly, the initial skirmishes between the people like me and the people named in _The Future and It's Enemies_, just now getting underway, are about what we will call ourselves and each other.

But I just saw today, associated with another current political battle that is well underway between the pro and anti GM foods people, is the pro side has come up with a new name for their product, to counter the ignorant "frankenfood" scare word.

"Designer Food".

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jezel From: jezel Date: May 22nd, 2003 01:35 am (UTC) (Link)
I don't know - for me it conjures up the whole 'designer drugs' thing so popular in the late '80s and early '90s. Not really very positive...
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