The Gullibility of Consumers

 

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I just had a drink of water. Not out of a bottle. Not that which has been filtered to remove all possible (well, not all) contaminants, and not one that has been infused with vitamins or electrolytes (what are those anyway?) suggesting in both that consuming these will improve my health or my athletic performance. Nor was the water I just drank untouched by human hands(someone explain to me how that works?). No it was just plain old tap water. Very uncivilized of me.  I used to buy bottled water, then it occurred to me that i was already paying for the same thing, monthly, and I didn’t have to drive anywhere to get it. I even bought a fancy filter, believing that the tap water would suddenly be better for me and taste better, neither of which I was able to determine.

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