• Anarchy Pony

    If I’m not mistaken I believe that fluoride, in high concentrations, will melt your bones.

    • http://twitter.com/RayButlers Ray Butlers

      I shall avoid taking fluoride in high concentrations

    • http://hormeticminds.blogspot.com/ Chaorder Gradient

      Actually i looked into what it actually does to the bone cells, and i think more properly it Petrifies the bones. the “better tooth health” is measured by lacking of carries, but due to a slow progression of bones into rocks, bacteria just get less interest in it (but the it doesnt stop the natural incentive for cracking, hence fluorosis). It damages the natural cycle of bone reuptake and replacement.

      • Anarchy Pony

        So it makes them brittle then?

  • drokhole

    Well, good or bad, it’s unnecessary when you have healthy/diverse oral bacteria (which mainly comes down to diet):

    Preserved bacteria reveal how we’ve been rotting our teeth for 7,500 years
    http://io9.com/5984891/preserved-bacteria-reveal-how-weve-been-rotting-our-teeth-for-7500-years

    “This is the first record of how our evolution over the last 7500 years has impacted the bacteria we carry with us, and the important health consequences. Oral bacteria in modern man are markedly less diverse than historic populations and this is thought to contribute to chronic oral and other disease in post-industrial lifestyles. The composition of oral bacteria changed markedly with the introduction of farming, and again around 150 years ago. With the introduction of processed sugar and flour in the Industrial Revolution, we can see a dramatically decreased diversity in our oral bacteria, allowing domination by caries-causing strains. The modern mouth basically exists in a permanent disease state.”

    Link to the paper:

    http://www.nature.com/ng/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/ng.2536.html

    Also, look up Weston A. Price’s work. The big thing is cutting out processed grains and sugar.

    • http://twitter.com/RayButlers Ray Butlers

      a grain-based diet has made us sick, fat, and depressed

    • http://twitter.com/RayButlers Ray Butlers

      a grain-based diet has made us sick, fat, and depressed

      • drokhole

        And it’s rotting out our goddamned teeth, apparently. But, yeah, can’t be emphasized enough:

        How Bad Science and Big Business Created the Obesity Epidemic
        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3vr-c8GeT34

  • eric82

    This year, four Republican county commissioners in Florida voted to end mandatory fluoridation of water. They were denounced as “Tea Party Extremists” by Democrats and defeated in the election: http://www.tampabay.com/news/politics/elections/pinellas-county-commissioners-blame-fluoride-vote-for-failed-re-election/1260383

    • http://twitter.com/RayButlers Ray Butlers

      Republicans were denounced by Democrats? When will it end?

      • InfvoCuernos

        No kidding, next thing we’ll be hearing about how a wiley coyote is chasing a roadrunner through the desert southwest.

  • BuzzCoastin

    dude, your buddy’s step-sister makes $83 an hour doing cyber lap dances
    she was unemployed for a few months because she’s fat
    but thanks god ask25whores.clam was there
    that bot infested virus site really helped her buy me more beer

    • http://twitter.com/RayButlers Ray Butlers

      was the site infected with the “herpay” virus?

  • BuzzCoastin

    I’m not a rocket scientist, obviously
    or I wouldn’t be casting pearls here
    but I think a good rule of thumb is
    if what I’m ingesting isn’t normally apart of the what I’m ingesting
    and that foreign part I’m ingesting is hard to spell or it sounds Latinish
    I pass on that unless I’m outa other better choices

  • godozo

    So…how did Fluoride get accepted?

    My guess is, they looked over the first couple of years and saw a reduction in Tooth Decay. Typical Hormesic reaction went on; with damage coming after 20+ years. Fluoride gets accepted with the quick benefits, leaving the long-term damage to be spotted by the victims only much later.

    I wouldn’t be surprised to find a lot of other drugs now prescribed for the long term have this pattern. Homeopathy works with this model as well, while I believe they go overboard with the dilution the theory behind it is sound.

  • JohnSmith1993

    In regards to lowering of the IQ, maybe…just maybe cuts to education funding, a culture that glorifies stupidity and vilifies intellectualism, instant gratification, and most of all, widespread undiagnosed fetal alcohol syndrome in varying degrees (as long as the medical establishment maintains that it’s okay for pregnant mothers to have one glass of alcohol per day) does more damage than fluoride alone. That being said, I definitely do believe fluoride should not be in our water – but let’s not ignore those other factors as well.

  • InfvoCuernos

    Does anyone else remember when talking about the dangers of fluoride in drinking water was considered nutty? You might as have been talking about the CIA running drugs.

  • InfvoCuernos

    Does anyone else remember when talking about the dangers of fluoride in drinking water was considered nutty? You might as have been talking about the CIA running drugs.

  • Trevor Smith

    Guys, for or clean drinking water check http://findaspring.com/

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