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Pollution Kills 1.7 Million Children Every Year, WHO Says
3 weeks ago  ::  Mar 06, 2017 - 7:39PM #1
MajorYankFan
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Pollution Kills 1.7 Million Children Every Year, WHO Says


www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/pollution-k...


We are not slaves of the market. Our human life has a greater meaning than making money, making profit, and working for the market or for multinational corporations.


3 weeks ago  ::  Mar 07, 2017 - 7:40AM #2
NW
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Read the report and not the Huff Post article and you will see that your allegation is false.  70% of these 1.7 million deaths are due to unclean water not from pollution, but from unsanitary living conditions.  This is more due to natural microorganisms in the water and poor removal of human waste than pollution.  That being said, that still leaves several hundred thousand children that die due to pollution and that is too much.

3 weeks ago  ::  Mar 07, 2017 - 2:12PM #3
MajorYankFan
Posts: 21,275

Mar 7, 2017 -- 7:40AM, NW wrote:


Read the report and not the Huff Post article and you will see that your allegation is false.  70% of these 1.7 million deaths are due to unclean water not from pollution, but from unsanitary living conditions.  This is more due to natural microorganisms in the water and poor removal of human waste than pollution.  That being said, that still leaves several hundred thousand children that die due to pollution and that is too much.




First of all, it is not MY allegation.  Every word, including the


title of this thread, is not mine.


Secondly, it seems that you are confused by the word "pollution."


pol·lu·tion


pəˈlo͞oSH(ə)n/


noun







  1. the presence in or introduction into the environment of a substance or thing that has harmful or poisonous effects.






5 days ago  ::  Mar 20, 2017 - 11:40AM #4
ArtVandelay
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5 days ago  ::  Mar 20, 2017 - 1:22PM #5
Boardroomjimmy aka Miguel Kay
Posts: 4,300

your thread title is deceptive and click-baity. It gives the reader that the false notion that all those kids are dying from the burning of fossil fuels or too many plastic bottles in the ocean. That's not the case though. Those kids are dying from poor sanitation. They're dying from literally drinking sh#t.

4 days ago  ::  Mar 21, 2017 - 7:56AM #6
yankoldfan
Posts: 128

Mar 20, 2017 -- 1:22PM, Boardroomjimmy aka Miguel Kay wrote:


your thread title is deceptive and click-baity. It gives the reader that the false notion that all those kids are dying from the burning of fossil fuels or too many plastic bottles in the ocean. That's not the case though. Those kids are dying from poor sanitation. They're dying from literally drinking sh#t.




In all reality, they're dieing because of Republican Tax Breaks for the rich.. For God's sake, lets not give any money to fix these kind of problems..

4 days ago  ::  Mar 21, 2017 - 8:47AM #7
MajorYankFan
Posts: 21,275

Mar 21, 2017 -- 7:56AM, yankoldfan wrote:


Mar 20, 2017 -- 1:22PM, Boardroomjimmy aka Miguel Kay wrote:


your thread title is deceptive and click-baity. It gives the reader that the false notion that all those kids are dying from the burning of fossil fuels or too many plastic bottles in the ocean. That's not the case though. Those kids are dying from poor sanitation. They're dying from literally drinking sh#t.




In all reality, they're dieing because of Republican Tax Breaks for the rich.. For God's sake, lets not give any money to fix these kind of problems..






Like I posted earlier, the title words are not mine and poor sanitation is


considered a form of pollution.

4 days ago  ::  Mar 21, 2017 - 8:50AM #8
MajorYankFan
Posts: 21,275

Mar 20, 2017 -- 11:40AM, ArtVandelay wrote:





And when did Lying Donnie stopped lying?


Sorry Comrade Art Marx, you cannot be pro-life and support


Pro-death Donnie.

4 days ago  ::  Mar 21, 2017 - 9:20AM #9
ArtVandelay
Posts: 24,129

Mar 21, 2017 -- 7:56AM, yankoldfan wrote:


Mar 20, 2017 -- 1:22PM, Boardroomjimmy aka Miguel Kay wrote:


your thread title is deceptive and click-baity. It gives the reader that the false notion that all those kids are dying from the burning of fossil fuels or too many plastic bottles in the ocean. That's not the case though. Those kids are dying from poor sanitation. They're dying from literally drinking sh#t.




In all reality, they're dieing because of Republican Tax Breaks for the rich.. For God's sake, lets not give any money to fix these kind of problems..




this is why I can't take liberals seriously anymore...

4 days ago  ::  Mar 21, 2017 - 12:53PM #10
MajorYankFan
Posts: 21,275

Mar 21, 2017 -- 9:20AM, ArtVandelay wrote:


Mar 21, 2017 -- 7:56AM, yankoldfan wrote:


Mar 20, 2017 -- 1:22PM, Boardroomjimmy aka Miguel Kay wrote:


your thread title is deceptive and click-baity. It gives the reader that the false notion that all those kids are dying from the burning of fossil fuels or too many plastic bottles in the ocean. That's not the case though. Those kids are dying from poor sanitation. They're dying from literally drinking sh#t.




In all reality, they're dieing because of Republican Tax Breaks for the rich.. For God's sake, lets not give any money to fix these kind of problems..




this is why I can't take liberals seriously anymore...




C'mon Comrade Art Marx, it is not liberalism that you don't take


seriously, it is reality that gives you a struggle.

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