[LMB] bottled water - entirely OT:

Mark Allums mark at allums.com
Mon Sep 23 20:37:15 BST 2013

Raymond Collins
> I'm comfortable drinking tap water. If there are dangerous bacteria in my
> drinking water, my immune system processed them a long time ago.  I
> believe
> our immune systems must learn by sampling. When I was 5 or 6 years old I
> drank tap water in Brazil  Talk about diarrhea! I became one with the
> toilet. For three days and nights I was the toilet king!  It seems, the
> best way to introduce our immune system to the world is by carefully
> ingesting matter outside what we consider the normal nutrients.  Babies
>  and small children explore their environment with all five senses. We try
> to protect from their environment. Perhaps, too much. So, if you find your
> baby sitting by the cat's litter box. And its empty, Don't Panic!

There does exist a common parasite in cats that is mostly harmless to adults, but serious for babies.


(but in general, your sentiment is correct and I agree.) 

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