Sunday, March 15, 2015

Let's simply BUYcott non-GMO products instead of boycotting GMO.

Dear political activists,

There’s no sense pulling your noses out of joint because corporations won’t stick a GMO label on foods containing Genetically Modified Organisms. There’s an easier method than putting on the boxing gloves, so there's little use in “cutting off your noses to spite your faces.” 

Just promote the products with non-GMO verified labels and tell the public it’s safe to assume all other foods contain GMOs.

Advocates should expend their energy and funds educating the public rather than fighting the unethical corporations, with this issue.

It’s called a “BUYcott,” positive reinforcement of favorable policies. Google it. Be you left or right wing or smack dab in the middle, this kind of logic can help any wing win an easily fought campaign. It encompasses precisely how to “win friends and influence people” with power.

Thank you kindly now.

I remain yours truly,

Dave Jersey

See the related Reward and Consent post: “Behavioral Politics with Positive Reinforcement.”

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