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Unfiltered Fervor: The Rush to Get Off the Water Grid

Posted on January 2nd, 2018 at 13:30 by John Sinteur in category: News


Driven by misgivings about how tap water is treated, start-ups are turning to springs and the air for purer sources — and drawing an elite audience.

If you want to find out what’s wrong with main-stream press, this is a great article.

Water, clean water- sourcing it, transporting it, storing it, then moving wastewater away and treating it, is the key for civilization. More than electricity. More than oil. More than roads. It is the great significant challenge that every city-building human society has faced and overcome.

And these con-artists want to fucking undo it. If these bastards could charge for air, they would*. They’re seeking rent on delusions that they are actively fostering.

Any decent journalist should shut them the fuck down on the first mention there’s no proven dental benefit to fluoride in water. But no, we have to wait seventeen more paragraphs for an opposing viewpoint, when the Times finally trots out a doctor from the Mayo Clinic to make a couple of reasonable points, then quickly disposes of him to continue uncritically presenting sales pitches from charlatans.

And why? Because, you, dear reader, are not the customer of modern main-stream media. The advertiser is.

And we’ve progressed to the point where the distrust for the press has escalated to the point where people shout “Fake News” for every single thing that does not fit in their existing mind-bubble. If there were any faith left that the press had something useful to tell, there wouldn’t be such a large audience for BS.

BS like this particular article.

:bell: Shame…

:bell: Shame…


* No, really, they would

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  1. (And as usual, what was previously satire is now… well.. you be the judge)

  2. Do you mean that wasn’t satire? Now I’m utterly confused.

    It’s only the second day of the year but it will be hard to find a better phrase. I refer to your “They’re seeking rent on delusions that they are actively fostering”. Brilliant.