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Do you think either group, pro-GM or anti-GM foods, is correct while the other group is wrong? If so, what reasoning do you give for supporting the position of one group over the other? Is it possible for both to be right? What ethical concepts help you decide? Is there any way to bridge the gap between these groups? If so, what would the advantages and disadvantages be? If you were crafting GMO public policy, what would you recommend? Do hybrid seeds represent as serious a concern as that represented by GM foods? What policy would you recommend for hybrid seeds and vegetables? Following the approach indicated in Figure 6 -1 on page 150, identify a new issue category not listed in Figure 6-1. Identify several examples of “crises” that have occurred in the business world in recent years under each issue category. Define what a core value is and provide an example of one. This can be one used by a current or previous employer, or you can craft one yourself. Please respond with a minimum of 100 words, and cite and reference any outside information used in your answer.