[ExI] statins

BillK pharos at gmail.com
Sat Sep 10 08:36:37 UTC 2016

On 10 September 2016 at 01:18, Dave Sill  wrote:
> I'm all in favor of innovation but personal freedom has to have precedence.
> Those who want the latest and greatest additives in their water are free to
> have them, but they're not free to compel those who don't want them to have
> them. I mean, I can drink bottled water to avoid fluorine, obviously.

Well, *you* can, but poorer people find bottled water expensive.

Then you have the problem of communicable diseases. (And there are a
lot of them!).
How do you stop people wandering about spreading disease? Society has
to restrict their personal freedom in order to protect everyone else.
Compulsory individual medical treatment and mass medication / spraying
is becoming more common as the threat of antibiotic-resistant
infections grows.


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