As far back as 2005, Haefeker ended an article he contributed to the journal Der Kritischer Agrarbericht (Critical Agricultural Report) with an Albert Einstein quote: “If the bee disappeared off the surface of the globe then man would only have four years of life left. No more bees, no more pollination, no more plants, no more animals, no more man.”
Mysterious events in recent months have suddenly made Einstein’s apocalyptic vision seem all the more topical. […]
Let’s just take this genetic subroutine we don’t really fully understand and splice it in here where it has never, ever before been. After all, that eejit God and his bitch Nature didn’t really do a good job.