Percy Schmeiser's Argumentative Essay

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Imagine you are a farmer. You discover some of your crop has become resistant to a pesticide, and decide to replant it the following year. One day, you are approached by a corporation that claims you have stolen their intellectual property and are being forced to either pay for the license to use the seed, or be prosecuted. This was reality for Percy Schmeiser, a Canadian canola farmer who was sued by the Monsanto Corporation because he replanted seed that was owned by Monsanto, even though it grew on his own property. Being a farmer in our modern world has become a battleground between small farmers and large monopolies, which has led to many farmers being forced to assimilate into these corporations with underhanded techniques. The life
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