Once upon a time, a ‘journalist’ made an attempt at humour – he failed dismally…


GENRE: Email letter

TITLE: Once upon a time, a ‘journalist’ made an attempt at humour – he failed dismally…

AUTHOR: Daniel Z

DATE SENT: Tue, Dec 11, 2012 at 9:23 AM

STATUS: No response, as of 31st December, 2012

UPDATES: Any updates should be posted in the comments section below.

FURTHER READING: The Case Against Fluoride (Connett, Beck & Micklem)

To: paul.syvret@news.com.au

Bcc: Various email lists

Attn. Paul Syvret
Re. http://www.couriermail.com.au/news/queensland/the-latest-debate-on-fluoride-in-drinking-water-highlights-the-power-of-the-internet-to-influence-debate/story-e6freoof-1226533961632

Dear Paul,

A little birdie tells me that you don’t like information that comes from the Internet, especially when that information relates to the fluoridation issue.

Perhaps you are not intellectually advanced enough to critically asses various sources of information, and separate the good from the bad.

But whatever the reason, fair enough. If the Web just doesn’t blow your hair back, so be it.

I was going to share this research database with you – http://www.fluoridealert.org/researchers/ – but since the database is found ‘online’, what would be the point (you would ignore it anyway).

So I’m going to do you a favour. I’m going to recommend a BOOK (yes, a book; a physical object that you hold in your hands and READ – you know, like in the good old days – remember back that far?). Here are the details for the BOOK:

Title: The Case Against Fluoride
Authors: Dr. Paul Connett, Dr. James Beck, Dr. Spedding Micklem
Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing
Year: 2010
ISBN: 9781603582872

I must say, I had to laugh out loud, when I considered the irony of you having to most likely order it ‘online!’

Anyway, why would I recommend this book to you?

Because I want to imagine the look on your face when you are reading page 246 through 257.

Make a special pit stop at page 252, and refer to ‘Claim 24.’

When you get there, imagine me, laughing at you.

By the way, if you ever change your mind about the Internet, click on this link: http://www.chelseagreen.com/content/isfr-reviews-the-case-against-fluoride/

Sincerely,

Daniel Z, BA, MA – Proud Internet user

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