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

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


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