Imagine going to the doctor's office. Noticeably absent are any modern tools -- laptops, DNA tests, X-ray scanners. He likes to do things the old-fashioned way. Medicine was better 100 years ago. How long would it take before you ran screaming out the door?
Yet, that's precisely the attitude the organic food and "back to nature" movements embrace.
In most things in life, we desire cutting-edge technology: Faster computers, self-driving cars, virtual reality, high-definition TV1. From telecommunications and transportation to healthcare and entertainment, we demand the very best that money can buy.
But not food. We don't want technology anywhere near that. Neanderthal know-how is perfectly fine, thanks. What is going on?
Organic Is the...