posted on Dec, 4 2006 @ 02:40 PM
Originally posted by RubberJohnny
Modern tap water has all the same minerals as bottled water, and many of the purification processes are the same quality.
Not only that but tap water is one of the cheapest substances known to man, at 0.4pence per litre, plus it comes with free delivery to your home.
Bottled water includes plastic compounds from the inside of the plastic bottle, not only that but they are made from plastic which doesn't degrade
naturally for hundreds of years. This all adds to the worlds' waste problem, and is ecologically, and ethically very bad.
Drinking bottled water is not only ridiculous, but selfish.
Not only are the plastics carcinogenic, but buying bottled water supports a private water industry whose profits now exceed the pharmaceutical
Under Gatt and Nafta, water is defined as a human need not a human right. Which means that it's exported only to people who have the money for
Also under these trade agreements, when municipal treatment plants become privatized, (And they will because municipal governments lack the money to
upgrade them according to growing population demands,) the corporation wins the rights to the water and essentially owns it.
So even if you live by a lake, if you can't afford water that's more expensive than gas, you won't get it.
You can boil water and filter it through a brita filter and store it in glass containers.
Masaru Emoto made an amazing discovery about water molecules and it is a powerful healing force.
Water left in containers that say 'love' or 'peace' on them transforms into beautiful molecules. Water molecules left with ugly words like
'corporate logos that seek to condemn millions into dying of thirst because of a profit margin', will probably look like cancerous pollutants.
Water left to catch the first rays of sun is also healing.
Carcinogens leeched into water from plastic bottles, supporting a private corporation that seeks to own water for the sole use of those who have
Being your own water-keeper.
Hmmmm, Hard call.