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[-] homesweethomeMrL@lemmy.world 47 points 1 week ago

"some politicians" eh

Golly gee whiz I wonder which ones?!?!?!


[-] BasicTraveler@kbin.social 5 points 1 week ago

Every republican and probably joe manchin too so clearly both sides are the same.

[-] littlebluespark@lemmy.world 1 points 1 week ago

Ferreal. Clutches pearls Say it isn't so! 🤪

[-] AllonzeeLV@lemmy.world 24 points 1 week ago* (last edited 1 week ago)

Lab grown meat is made differently than what feels comfortable and familiar to me, therefore continue raising animals for slaughter! Who cares if it's cruel and a massive contributor to capitalist made climate change?

Charging a car takes longer than pumping gas, therefore keep using gas! Who cares if it's destroying our ONLY habitat?

Reckless growth/metastasis for its own sake makes more profit for the right people. We need more wage slaves! Lets force the peasants to have more babies to drive up short term private profit! Who cares if the planet can't support such a reckless species in these numbers and we're sabotaging the medium-long term survival of our species(and countless others at our mercy we don't give shit one about)?

Humanity is determined to destroy itself. Just smart enough to develop technologies capable of threatening our sole, shared, COMMUNal habitat we all rely on for every breath, still too bone-dead stupid to seriously consider using them responsibly with temperance.

[-] Neato@ttrpg.network 8 points 1 week ago

FYI for those who don't know: you can charge your EV car overnight off a standard 120V (in America) power plug from your house. And it's enough for the vast majority of daily commutes. Multi-hour each way commutes may need to upgrade to higher power plugs if they can, and road trips may need to utilize rapid chargers en route. But otherwise 99% of people who can physically plug their car in nightly are good to go.

The real hurdle is getting rental places and other lots/street parking to have available charging facilities. Urban environments is where EVs could really shine but so much of that parking is not currently conducive to charging.

[-] AllonzeeLV@lemmy.world 2 points 1 week ago

To be fair, in a nation that has been made very economically desperate due to the avarice of private shareholders, a cord by every parking space in a metro area would be shredded for scrap constantly, it would be the copper stripping problem on steroids due to accessability. Not the desperate thieve's fault, but it would still be a major problem.

A universal living wage and UBI would mitigate the problem and so many others, but the owners won't allow that.

[-] HopeOfTheGunblade@kbin.social 2 points 1 week ago

The dumbest apes capable of making civilization.

[-] AllonzeeLV@lemmy.world 1 points 1 week ago

This exactly.

There's a reason we wandered around like any other beast of the natural world for about 180,000 years before we stumbled on the idea of agriculture, despite having the same brains we can't stop crowing about.

[-] Mikufan@ani.social 12 points 1 week ago

What the fuck is their problem?

[-] TheDarkestShark@lemmy.world 6 points 1 week ago

Not sure what the politicians in question have against it, but my apprehension to lab grown meat is the possibilty of the corporations making our food even worse for us for the sake of profit. If you think our food is bad now just wait until some greedy fuck can cut corners on the molecular level.

Also I dont understand why banning this is seen as such a negative thing in the US. A lot of European countries have already taken this step because most of those countries already have strict laws against GMO's, glyphosate, growth hormones, and "enhanced" grains.

Less factory farming is obviously a great thing but to what end? To me I see this as another opportunity for our replacement food to be worse for us than the original and not be realized until way later. So why not slow down the introduction of this technology until we can prove that it can be done safely.

[-] Neato@ttrpg.network 4 points 1 week ago

Bribes from the meat and cattle industries.

[-] Mikufan@ani.social 1 points 1 week ago

I would have tipped for mental illness but well, that's at least a measurable thing.

[-] Seraph@kbin.social 10 points 1 week ago

So once the lead brains die off are we still going to be perpetuating this bullshit?

The longer times goes on I think you and I are better off running for office.

[-] Darkonion@kbin.social 9 points 1 week ago

I think lead-brain is set to be replaced with covid-brain as the studies seem to be starting to emerge linking covid infections with cognitive impairments, with multiple infections having a cumulative effect. It is very early still, so hopefully studies prove this wrong, or I am wrong in my interpretation, or maybe the type of impairment will be different enough.

[-] Zorque@kbin.social 6 points 1 week ago

Nah, we got plastic brain now.

[-] Seraph@kbin.social 1 points 1 week ago

Maybe, but the truth is we aren't totally sure what the plastics doing to us.

We know what Lead was doing and we now have a decent idea of COVID long term effects.

[-] h3ndrik@feddit.de 7 points 1 week ago

Summary: Ron DeSantis said yet another stupid thing.

[-] KillerTofu@lemmy.world 7 points 1 week ago* (last edited 1 week ago)

It’s not real meat if something didn’t suffer a horrible existence in a CAFO! Otherwise it’s just sparkling animal cruelty.

[-] hperrin@lemmy.world 6 points 1 week ago

Absolutely bonkers to me. Lab grown meat is just meat.

[-] Melkath@kbin.social 10 points 1 week ago

Meat that would eradicate an entire massively subsidized, money hemorrhaging, industry of ranches, slaughter-houses, and butcheries.

Only the violent hillbillies that murder deer for fun would have an objection. The other 90% of American would move to cruelty free meat in a heartbeat.

[-] RobotToaster@mander.xyz 5 points 1 week ago

Genuine question: are there any studies on the safety on cultured meat?

[-] Melkath@kbin.social 4 points 1 week ago

Who cares?

Texas cattle ranchers.

[-] KISSmyOS@feddit.de 3 points 1 week ago

Studies show it's much safer than animal meat, for the animals.

[-] Bipta@kbin.social 2 points 1 week ago

Is there any evidence at all that such studies are necessary? I see no reason they wouldn't be.

[-] godzilla_lives@beehaw.org 4 points 1 week ago

"Woke meat." Fucking Christ.

[-] Conyak@lemmy.tf 1 points 1 week ago

Let me guess, they are all members of the GOP.

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