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For over 60 years, water fluoridation has proved to be a safe and cost-effective way to reduce dental caries. Today, water fluoridation is estimated to reduce tooth decay by 20-40%. As of 2002, the CDC statistics show that almost 60% of the U.S. population receives fluoridated water through the taps in their homes. Some communities have naturally occurring fluoride in their water; others add it at water-processing plants.
Modern conspiracy theorists suggest that the pineal gland is the key to enlightenment and our government (or the NWO or Illuminati) are suppressing its actions by calcifying it with chemical filled food and fluoride in our water. Their 'hidden' knowledge of the pineal gland is shown by displaying the Eye of Horus/All Seeing Eye as their various trademarks.
The effect of calcification is said to result in a dumbing down of society. The fact that Hitler used fluoride to calm his prisoners down lends some weight to the conspiracy theory.
Floride does not reduce cavities and does causes brittle bones and a soft brain