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Two Americas Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-02-09 12:14 AM
Response to Reply #190
197. here is the problem
Not to disagree with you about cautioning people, but we are all already at terrible risk even if we follow all of the rules. The "good" food is mostly imports, almost none of it inspected, and there is widespread and dangerous contamination happening. That is just one of the many ways we are already under terrible assault, whether we play by the rules or not.

We may not already be at the point where we are more likely to survive and are safer by breaking the rules than we are by following them - we could debate that - but it certainly is getting closer and closer to that situation every day, at the very least.

I suggested that people hook up with small farmers where they can, as a safer alternative. But people will do what they need to do to survive. We have been living under a reign of fear for decades and submitted to it in the hope that if we were good little boys and girls - obedient and compliant and playing by the rules - that everything would be OK. We now know that this was a dangerous illusion that has only made us more vulnerable and more at risk.
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