Actually, natural is neutral

Most people in the Western, developed world prefer natural things, especially foods. We posit that there is neither theoretical nor empirical support for the widespread beliefs about the superiority of natural entities with respect to human welfare. Nature is not particularly benevolent.

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Scott, S.E., Rozin, P. Actually, natural is neutral. Nat Hum Behav (2020).

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