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'Idiocracy' is now on Starz...which is a Channel in Amazon..must read comments! (Original Post) angstlessk Jul 2017 OP
Current status of our society is a re-enactment of Idiocracy... TheDebbieDee Jul 2017 #1
Lead, and some common pesticides. hunter Aug 2017 #3
eerily prophetic...alas. nt oppressedproletarian Aug 2017 #2


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1. Current status of our society is a re-enactment of Idiocracy...
Tue Jul 25, 2017, 06:19 PM
Jul 2017

I feel our society has been on a downward slope since the 70s and I think it's because of the higher than healthy lead levels in the drinking water... Flint isn't the only American city with lead in water issues, just the most famous!

Also, the fall of the Roman Empire can be linked to lead poisoning in their drinking water as well...


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3. Lead, and some common pesticides.
Thu Aug 17, 2017, 01:25 PM
Aug 2017
"Recent research suggests that even low levels of pesticide exposure can affect young children’s neurological and behavioral development. Evidence shows a link between pesticides and neonatal reflexes, psychomotor and mental development, and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder."


The pesticide industry is fighting research and legislation.

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