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Old 10-10-2008, 07:05 PM
 
Location: Northglenn, Colorado
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ya, well Im not guna use the product on my FACE or body. No thanks. How bout we find a DIFFERENT way to use by-products then rubbing them all over ourselves and ingesting them........ just cuz they're THERE doesn't mean we HAVE to use them, and certainly doesn't make them GOOD for us
you like chewing gum right? guess what the gum base is made from?
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Old 10-10-2008, 07:48 PM
 
Location: The Woods
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ya, well Im not guna use the product on my FACE or body. No thanks. How bout we find a DIFFERENT way to use by-products then rubbing them all over ourselves and ingesting them........ just cuz they're THERE doesn't mean we HAVE to use them, and certainly doesn't make them GOOD for us
Mineral oil makes a decent substitute for whale oil in antique whale oil lamps (not kerosene lamps, true whale oil lamps from the 1850's and earlier...). Gives off a really weird smell when you blow out the lamp though, I prefer the stench of certain vegetable oils instead, they stink when the lamp is blown out, but they have a natural stink to them. Works as a lubricant on clockwork items (like my wind-up phonographs). I'm not about to smear it all over myself either though, there's always a chance it's been contaminated with something else, just recently in PA kerosene was contaminated with gasoline and caused a death or two in the Amish community through explosions/fires. Things can happen and go unnoticed for a while at refineries. I solved all my constant dry skin problems when I used natural homemade rendered fat/lye soaps instead of store bought. I don't need to rub anything into my skin, I used to have serious problems with that though, most store bought soaps will do that to you to varying degrees, especially the liquid antibacterial ones. Not a big problem for a lot of people but it was to me.
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Old 10-10-2008, 07:49 PM
 
Location: Northglenn, Colorado
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If you want to see something really scary, look up the stats of how many people die every day from inhalation of dihydrogen oxide.

The chemical industry even goes so far as to to tell us that stuff is good for us.
here, lets stop the use of dihydrogen oxide, and its cousin dihydrogen monoxide

Ban DiHydrogen Oxide Petition
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