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Response to Helen Borg (Reply #5)

Tue Jan 26, 2016, 04:02 PM

15. I know - it's crazy

When I was a kid I read a history that partially attributed the fall of the Roman Empire to lead poisoning - that it contributed to the insanity of some of the Roman leaders. Then I read that lead was common in paint and in plumbing in this country, Even as a kid that sounded insane! The danger has been known for centuries but the stuff was still being used as recently as the 1960s and later.

I guess it is the same as so many dangers that science KNOWS about but that are inconvenient for businesses to avoid using and that government is too biased by campaign contributions to regulate.

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