[ExI] Let's stop lowering our IQs.

Mike Dougherty msd001 at gmail.com
Sat Feb 2 20:32:34 UTC 2013

On Sat, Feb 2, 2013 at 3:09 PM, J.R. Jones <mrjones2020 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm interested in the viewpoints of this list, on this topic.
> Is this conspiracy quackery...or is Fluoride something we should fear and
> avoid.

I've been drinking well water over the last 4 years.  The dentist kept
telling me about soft spots in my teeth.  (apparently that's a
technical dental term)  I've recently opted for a brush-on fluoride
for the purpose of mineralizing the tooth enamel.  One tooth on a
"watch" 6 months ago was no longer watch-worthy.  I tried to find in
all the "fluoride is bad for you" something about this form of topical
application.  There was only a back-handed reference that fluoride in
drinking water doesn't have the same efficacy as topical application.

I don't know why anyone would have ever accepted chemicals being put
INTO their water.  We spend a fortune getting junk OUT of water.  At
this point I think it would disrupt the business-as-usual of Brita,
and the various water bottling companies to allow safe/clean water to
flow from the tap.  Want to bet on the outcome of that lobbying?
Follow the money.

I am much more concerned about what will soon be found my well water
as hydraulic fracturing (fracking) threatens to trade long-term
environmental damage for near-term profit.  I realize that's not what
this thread is about though, so I'll leave it at that.

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