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James Lovelock Quotes: I have a feeling that climate change may be an issue as severe as a war. It may be necessary to put democracy on hold for a while.
         

I have a feeling that climate change may be an issue as severe as a war. It may be necessary to put democracy on hold for a while.


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I suspect any worries about genetic engineering may be unnecessary. Genetic mutations have always happened naturally, anyway.



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