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If your criteria for determining what should be free consists of those things determined a necessity for life, food should be at the top of the list.
As for water, unless your getting it your self and not having it pumped to your house and having it supplied to you then you shouldn't have to pay. You pay because there are men and women employed to keep your water clean, drinkable and continually supplied to you tap. Clean water doesn't just appear there are people cleaning it for you. The water you pay for is kinda like a service charge.
I grew up on a farm that got its water from a well. Best tasting water i've ever drank to me. My wife who grew up on city water hates it
Originally posted by humbleseeker
You are not forced to pay for water or electricity, You could use candles for light and do things the way they did for thousands of years. As for water you could go collect it from your locol river or lake ect... then boil it over a fire pit, so that it is clean.
Originally posted by NightGypsy
It just hit me like a ton of bricks how inhumane it really is for us to have to pay for the very things we cannot survive without.
Long story short, to avoid legal harassment and fines I am forced to pay for water and electricity.