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The first banks were ___________ the religious temples of the ancient world, and were probably established sometime during the third __________ B.C. Banks probably __________ the invention of money. Deposits initially consisted of grain and later other goods including cattle, agricultural implements, and eventually precious metals such as gold, in the form of easy-to-carry compressed plates. Temples and palaces were the safest places to store gold as they were constantly attended and well built. As sacred places, temples _________ an extra deterrent to would-be thieves.
Genetically modified foods provide no direct benefit to consumers; the food is not ___________ better or cheaper. The greater benefit, ___________ argue, is that genetic engineering will play a crucial role in feeding the world’s burgeoning population. Opponents disagree, ___________ that the world already grows more food per person than ever before more, even, than we can __________.
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