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n2doc Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-25-11 10:46 AM
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Toles rant- Can you understand this?
By Tom Toles
Maybe the reason we seem stupider is we are stupider. Maybe instead of trying to get reforms into the classroom, we should be getting pesticides out of the food. We have been instructed that it is not okay to worry about population size anymore because dont worry about it, technology will grow more food. And dont worry about whats IN the food because the government monitors everything except that oh, that function was just declared to be discretionary spending, that is, waste, fraud and abuse, and was cut to give billionaires some badly needed relief from the hot breath of government.

This is serious stuff, and it gets worse. The technology that is enabling this mushrooming population to survive and ostensibly thrive has always been somewhat suspect, but the answer was shut up unless you got some evidence. Well the evidence is growing, and its genuinely alarming.

But people dont want to hear or think about this stuff, any more than they want to think about climate change, because it runs counter to what they prefer to believe. This part hasnt changed, but presumably gets worse as we get dumber, which we seem to be doing to ourselves. After all you are what you......um, something or other.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/tom-toles/post/frid...

link to pesticide article

http://yourlife.usatoday.com/parenting-family/pregnancy...
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xchrom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-25-11 10:48 AM
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villager Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-25-11 10:52 AM
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2. the elites have double-lack-of-motive to change this: they profit off ersatz "food," and they profit
...off us becoming stupider. And allowing their further depredations.
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