David Wilcock Explains The Rules Of The Illuminati & How They Operate

At times it’s laughed at, at times it’s taken very seriously and now, the term “Illuminati” has gained such a large amount of attention and popularity that it begs a deeper exploration by those not even in the ‘conspiracy realm’ but who are simply curious and seeking truth.

There is certainly a great deal of disinformation, propaganda and distraction when it comes to the Illuminati and other ‘conspiracy theories.’ With certain alternative news websites out there continuously publishing fake or misleading stories, it can sometimes take away from the truth other outlets are working to bring forth credibly. Thus, making sense of what’s actually going on can be difficult at times, especially when the mainstream tosses those who ask these questions in the category of “looney’s.”

In reality, fingers are often pointed towards Hollywood movie stars, music artists and entertainers who are seen throwing up specific hand signs or music videos constantly containing significant ancient art/symbolism. And although these stars are not the Illuminati themselves, they are tools for them, and their use of the cabals symbolism is to popularize or normalize the religion that this group follows.

And while some feel this is simply a joke being passed around to get people on the internet talking, others have explored, researched and heard directly from the horse’s mouth what the truth really is. I believe it’s time we pull our heads out of the sand and have the courage to truly look at this, what it means, how it impacts our lives and what we can do to move on from it, because it is very real. In today’s terms, it’s often referred to as the Deep State, Shadow Government or Elite.

In the video below, David Wilcock will describe very clearly how this group follows certain rules and uses symbolism to get our consent to be enslaved.

Separating Fact From Fiction

People have sometimes asked me, why talk about such negative things? If we talk about the Illuminati we’re giving power to them and focusing our attention on them. This is an understandable first reaction when you consider what has happened in the New Age movement with disinformation about how our reality is formed. Although our thoughts and beliefs do help co-create our reality, our purpose is not to avoid the truth. We must awaken to what’s going on, snap out of our global sleep and begin to create real change. Putting a ‘negative’ or ‘positive’ connotation on talking about the Illuminati comes down to how much power you choose to give that yourself.

If we want to know where we can go, we first have to identify the experience we are facing and how it functions.  Sure, there is no denying the fact that corporations dictate major government policy, and that a handful of corporations and the people who run them seem to have control over major resources and industries that currently govern our world, but without us they are powerless.

This is no conspiracy. Within the past couple of years multiple studies have examined the allocation of global resources and wealth. They’ve found that the richest 1 percent on the planet own the majority of global wealth. On top of this, our health care industry, food industry, energy industry, entertainment industry, education and the world of finance are all owned and operated by a handful of corporations and the people that run them. (source) You might be saying “yeah, so what?” The point is, all of these industries continue to participate in activities that destroy the planet, our health and overall well-being. Meanwhile, we all go to school, work and live our lives while continuing to remain blind to what is happening in the world.

“I want a nation of workers, not thinkers.” –  John D. Rockefeller

Why This Symbolism Is Used

While at an event in California called Contact In The Desert, we interviewed David Wilcock, a longtime occult researcher. During the interview, he mentioned that the Elite/Illuminati believe they must convey their intentions to humanity in order to, in essence, get permission from us to have them enslave us. This manifests as rituals during mass sports events, symbolism found around society and in various popular industries like film and music.

The rules and symbols this group follows is very similar to that of many religions we know of today like Christianity, Judaism, Islam etc. To them, it’s their strong belief, and their goal is to popularize their religion and symbolism so they can gain as much power from it as possible.

Check out the clip below to hear what this symbolism is about. You can watch the full interview with David Wilcock here.

Becoming aware of these things is the first step in disempowering them. When we no longer idolize and give in to the mass mind control that takes place via Hollywood, the music industry and so forth, we move our dollar, attention and power away from it and instead begin to focus on creating other things. Their game only works when we choose to play it so blindly. By knowing what’s going on, we can choose a different path, rendering their game useless. They are not all powerful in that they can control our every move, it is only when we are unconscious of it all or turning a blind eye to it that we give them the power.

 

 

 

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So THAT’s Why They’re Spraying Our Skies… The Video We’ve Been Waiting For & Other Anomalies [videos]

No doubt there are multiple reasons why they are hammering us with chemtrails these days when we expected it to let up, but when you see the video below, you will understand at least one of those reasons. It’s plain as day.

I don’t know about where you are, but in a place that is known for its sunshine (avg. 352 days a year) we have had more cloudy skies than I’ve ever seen in the past thirteen years I’ve lived in the Valley of the Sun.

It’s clear at 7:30 am and they start spraying and by 8:30 there’s a lattice in the sky. Then thick cloud develops and we hardly see the sun for the rest of the day. They make sure there’s cloud in the west at sunset, and in the east at sunrise. There are an increasing number of sundogs and rings around the moon and sun and metallic coloured clouds.

This first one is the best video I’ve seen that shows multiple spheres in the sky—and a cute little one moving in and out of the clouds of its own volition.

Thanks to Joanne Steen for sharing. Good stuff.

And then check out the spectacle caught in Sweden from Mr. MBB. We may not live on a flat Earth, but it’s looking like there could be a dome up there over our little Terra-rium, as crazy as that sounds. Those reflections have to come from somewhere.

And finally, a few years ago I shared a video which has now been deleted along with a ‘Tuber’s channel that showed a “wave” moving across the moon. We’ve heard about the “firmament” and people are sending up rockets which are suddenly halted and they say there’s a barrier up there.

We have also heard recently that the sun was a projection, and now that the moon may be as well—onto the firmament—which may be water? I know. It’s wild but truth is stranger than fiction. Secureteam has shared the deleted video of the “lunar wave” again.

Our world is not what we thought. so be prepared for the big reveal. There’s no good lead-in for what we will discover other than these videos.  ~ BP

 

 

 

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UPDATED 9:41 AM Tuesday: 4,289 SEALED Federal Indictments/Cases in All 94 federal districts: HISTORIC!

 

From October 30 through November 22, 2017, there are 4,289 sealed indictments filed in past 3 weeks in all 94 federal District Court Districts in the United States. This is utterly unprecedented in US history.

The “normal” is 1000 in 12 months.

Skuttlebutt from my former colleagues in the Intel Community is that the feds are going to “swoop” all of them in one massive action, to “drain the swamp.”

This is a developing story . . . check back for further details Tuesday Morning.

 

UPDATE:

There are many reason a case may initially be “sealed.”  From it being a Minor charged with a first-time possession of minor drugs, to a Civil Case where trade secrets are involved, there are legitimate reasons for a case to show up on federal dockets as “Sealed.”

Historically, however, the overwhelming majority deal with Indictments that a Defendant DOES NOT KNOW ABOUT, and they keep it secret until he/she is arrested.

Here is a federal ANALYSIS of how and why cases may be “SEALED” — a primer on the additional details to come from all 94 federal district courts. . .

 

UPDATE – TUESDAY 11-28-2017

At the link below is the PROOF, taken directly from United States District Court computers via the Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER.gov) system, which is the automated filing system for ALL United States federal courts.

These official court records show that between October 30 and November 22, 2017,  a grand total of 4,289 SEALED Indictments/Cases now have docket Numbers from various federal courts. This has NEVER happened before.

Yes, there have been occasional SEALED cases- maybe three or four per District.  It was previously considered “unusual” to have five or six such sealed cases.

Now, in some Districts, there are several HUNDRED such sealed cases, all filed between October 30 and November 22, 2017 —– about three weeks!

 

SKUTTLEBUTT:

Many of these are Indictments for Child Porn and Child Sex Crimes allegedly perpetrated by elected government officials at the federal, state, county and even local levels!!!!!

While I do not know the nature or the names of Defendants of ANY of these SEALED Cases, SPECULATION (i.e. skuttlebutt / gossip / perhaps some inside info)  in the Intelligence Community from my former colleagues on the FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force and elsewhere, is that much of this has to do with SEX CRIMES uncovered by the Search Warrant for former US Congressman Anthony Weiner’s laptop computer!

That search warrant (Shown below) ALLEGEDLY led law enforcement to a virtual treasure trove of kiddie porn pics- and child trafficking rings in the US and other countries, and investigators needed many months to build all these cases.

 

 

The files I am releasing today are the downloaded files from federal courts showing the public court Dockets in all 94 federal districts.  The link below will get you to a Google-Drive that I have set up to be accessed by the Public.

The one main file is a .ZIP file named Pacer_2017.11.22-20171128T141642Z-001.zip and within it are 94 separate Court Dockets from each of the 94 federal “Districts” in the USA.  They are named by state name abbreviation.  So, for instance, the Southern District of New York would be “NY-S” while the Eastern District of New York would be “NY-E.”

These files were taken directly from the federal court system computers via a lawful manner.  None of this involved any shenanigans or dubious actions by anyone, so all of it is perfectly lawful for you to download and look at.

I spoke to a former Assistant United States Attorney in New York City regarding this story while I was developing it.  According to him, in the past, if the government had an Indictment against a “big fish” they didn’t wait very long at all to grab him and make a big public spectacle.  His exact words were “They are not respecters of people.”

While that may have been the method IN THE PAST, there’s a new Sheriff in town: Donald J. Trump.  And if the skuttlebutt is correct, it may have been decided to keep this under wraps longer — until they get Indictments against ALL the big fish — so that once they move to grab some of these folks, the others won’t find out about it fast enough to flee.

My gut tells me, many of these Indictments will be unsealed BEFORE CHRISTMAS and a lot of very high profile people are in for a very nasty holiday season.

 

Here is the link to the files

 

 

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Canadian Elementary Teachers Federation Held ‘Inclusiveness Training’ For The ‘LGGBDTTTIQQAAP’

As ridiculous as this story is today, it is also true. There is currently no known bottom at which this nonsense will end. But there is something that this article did not touch upon, and that’s this. If ‘all love is love’, as the LGBTQPwhatever likes to say, then sex between a human and an animal must be protected. The same goes for the North American Man Boy Love Association, they absolutely deserve protection according to the doctrines currently being put forth by the movement.
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Gather ’round children! The Canadian Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario has some super interesting new information for you! First, we’re going to learn a new acronym.

“Wherefore God also gave them up to uncleanness through the lusts of their own hearts, to dishonour their own bodies between themselves: Who changed the truth of God into a lie, and worshipped and served the creature more than the Creator, who is blessed for ever. Amen. For this cause God gave them up unto vile affections: for even their women did change the natural use into that which is against nature: And likewise also the men, leaving the natural use of the woman, burned in their lust one toward another; men with men working that which is unseemly, and receiving in themselves that recompence of their error which was meet.” Romans 1:24-27 (KJV)

EDITOR’S NOTE: As ridiculous as this story is today, it is also true. There is currently no known bottom at which this nonsense will end. But there is something that this article did not touch upon, and that’s this. If ‘all love is love‘, as the LGBTQPwhatever likes to say, then sex between a human and an animal must be protected. The same goes for the North American Man Boy Love Association, they absolutely deserve protection according to the doctrines currently being put forth by the movement. Didn’t think you’d ever live to see the day that this would happen? It is happening right now. Could you have imagined just ten years ago that transexuals and transvestites would get Supreme Court protection not for rights as American citizens but for rights related to their sexual preferences? Protected pedophilia is absolutely on the docket, and when they get enough power it will be their next protected group. Watch it happen. Want to call the Canadian Elementary Teachers Federation and ask about it? The number is (905) 666-1122.

Can you say, “LGGBDTTTIQQAAPP?” Probably not. But that was the subject for the Canadian Teachers Federation ‘inclusiveness training’ seminar. Next, we’ll learn what these letters mean. Are you ready?

L — Lesbian (everyone knows what this is, right?)

G — Gay (and I’m sure I don’t need to explain this to you smarties!)

G — Genderqueer Now this one is new. So let’s make sure we all understand what this means. “Genderqueer; denoting or relating to a person who does not subscribe to conventional gender distinctions but identifies with neither, both, or a combination of male and female genders.” That’s easy, isn’t it, kids? Basically, this is a person who has no idea who or what xey are, okay?

B — Bisexual (That’s self-explanatory, isn’t it?)

D — Demisexual Oh boy! Another new one! Let’s get out the ever-expanding queer dictionary to figure it out! “A demisexual is a person who does not experience sexual attraction unless they form a strong emotional connection with someone.” This used to be known as monogamous love. But now we throw the word “sexual” on it to make it attractive to the kids. Got it?

T — Transgender (You all know all about this one! These are boys or girls who dress up like the opposite sex and want everyone to pretend not to notice!)

T — Transexual (You are familiar with these people too! Same as above, only they’ve gone through irreversible surgery to remove healthy body parts because feelings. Let them in your bathroom. Everything is fine.)

T — Two-Spirit Oh my goodness! How exciting! It’s another category no one on earth has ever heard of! This one is complicated, dear ones. For sure you have to be a Native American. And smoking a lot of peyote could only help to understand what the heck a two-spirit is. It appears to be a third gender not yet discovered by science and only found in the Native American community by gender studies majors who take adventure vacations and hang out in sweat lodges.

lgbtqp-canada-teachers-federation-inclusivness-training-romans-1-end-timesI — Intersex (This is that very rare condition that we used to call hermaphrodite, where a child is born with both sex organs of male and female. It is very rare, as in, hardly ever happens. It is a birth defect.)

We are just motoring through all these new terms and if you need a snack to recharge, choose something high protein! We are going to need those brains functioning at peak capacity for this one!

Q — Queer Just when you thought you couldn’t use the word “queer” because it’s an insult, think again! It’s back! Queer is an umbrella term designed to describe all people who aren’t normies. I think. It’s hard to tell. These things do change on an almost daily basis.

Q — Questioning is a term used for people who are still deciding where they are going to fall on this list. It seems contradictory to the “born that way” theory—to have a bunch of people still questioning their sexuality—but the LGBTQWhatever brigade says it’s fine, so rest assured, there’s nothing to question about questioning.

A — Asexual people have no interest in sex. This also used to be known as people who are married with kids. See the classic TV show “Married with Children” for an example.

A — Allies are people who virtue signal constantly on Twitter about supporting their LGBTQWhatever friends and family. These people aren’t gay, queer, or even questioning! They’re simply shielding themselves from the gaystappo squads who come around looking for people who aren’t properly broadcasting their approval of the queer agenda. Be an ally, children… if you know what’s good for you!

P — Pansexual is just a more confusing way to say bisexual. There really is no difference, only we pretend there is so we can use a word that reminds us of Greek mythology and it sounds more interesting than bisexual, which is so last decade.

P — Polyamorous people are basically leftover hippies who miss communes. Or hardcore Mormons. Either way, they are people who like to have more than one partner, sometimes at the same time. source

 

 

 

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‘I Don’t Believe In Science,’ Says Flat-Earther Set To Launch Himself In Own Rocket

The Ugly Truth

ed note–no folks, as entertaining as this may be, the fact is that this is no laughing matter and is not being presented here for entertainment value at all.

There is something deadly serious about all of this, a topic which we discuss on a regular basis on this website, which is how this person is representative of a group (whose numbers are by no means single, double, triple or even quadruple digited) who have all but decimated what little credibility the 9/11 truth movement garnered in the immediate aftermath of that event. Besides the ‘flat-earthers’, we have the ‘everything is a hoax’ brigade, whose partial list of ‘non-events’/hoaxes includes the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary, the bombing at the Boston Marathon, the shooting at Las Vegas, etc, etc, etc. Standing alongside them are the ‘Reptilian’ chasers, the Bilderberger watchers, the ‘Illuminati’ investigators, and an assorted box of ideological chocolate…

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H.W. Bush Killed CIA Director William Casey – Otis Johnson Testimony!

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Stew Webb goes over the shocking information super spy Otis Johnson told him regarding the murder of CIA Director – William Casey who died in 1987.  Otis worked directly under William Casey and was one of the few people to have access to him in the hospital before he died.  Otis was told by Casey that H.W. Bush was the one who caused Casey to have the seizure that put him in the hospital the day before he was to testify to Congress!  Otis told Stew that Casey was held down by two goons while H.W. Bush gave him an injection in the temple with a needle!  This  gave him a seizure!  He partially recovered enough to speak in the hospital though and told Otis Johnson and the doctors and nurses everything!   Otis told Stew that every doctor and nurse who had access to William Casey while he was telling all the crimes  of H.W. Bush were dead within a year!

Otis Johnson was killed this year through a satellite weapon called Stone-R still controlled by forces loyal to H.W. Bush!  Get the word out about this important testimony of super spy and Medal of Honor winner, Otis Johnson!   He was an American hero and respected by intelligence agencies and militaries around the world!  The deep state really messed up when they killed Otis Johnson!  Now everybody who was his friend is enraged and committed to making sure his death is avenged!

Send this video and article Donald Trump @potus and @realdonaldtrump and all legitimate alternative media sources who don’t censor content.  This video and article may be copied and reposted everywhere and is not protected by copyright.   You don’t copyright the truth!

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A Deep Dive Into the Conspiracy Theory That Governments Are Controlling Us with Fluoride

Is flouride in our water the biggest public health cover-up of our times, or just “truthers” having a rant? Wake up, sheeple!

 

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Hannah Ewens

On the World Wide Web, there are few black holes more enticing to fall down than the great fluoride conspiracy. Some would call it the ramblings of paranoid truth gurus who spend too much time maintaining their dreads and making YouTube videos about Atlantis. Others insist that it’s the largest mass control experiment of our times.Where does the truth lie in an argument taken up by both sides with near religious conviction? It’s almost impossible to decipher. Perhaps it’s somewhere between the two.

The idea, in a nutshell, is that governments put fluoride in our water supply in order to negatively affect huge populations, for their own financial gains. That fluoride is actually a strong tranquilliser in disguise. That the US want their citizens to be zombies. That Kellogg’s, Nestle, Crest and other food companies – known as “The Fluoride Mafia” – are all in on it. That fluoride dumping is secretly wrapped up in Illuminati interests.

If you dig into why water fluoridation began, you find a convoluted, suspicious mess. According to the conspiracy theory, the name of the company with the biggest profit to be made from water fluoridation was ALCOA. The ALCOA Company had an unlimited supply of toxic waste – a byproduct of aluminium, AKA fluoride. At their lab, an ALCOA-sponsored biochemist did a test on rats that showed cavities were reduced with the fluoridated water and concluded that: “The case should be regarded as proved.” In this historic moment in 1939, so the story goes, the first public proposal that the US should fluoridate its water supplies wasn’t made by a doctor or a dentist, but an industry scientist working for a company that was also threatened by fluoride damage claims.

Another part of the theory is that, during the Second World War, industrial fluoride pollution increased because of the production and extensive use of ALCOA aluminium in aircraft manufacturing. It was after the Second World War that many governments began to put fluoride in our water supplies to protect people against cavities. Coincidence!?

Currently, about 372 million people (around 5.7 percent of the world’s population) receive artificially fluoridated water in about 24 countries, including Australia, Canada, Ireland, the US and the UK. Since the 1950s, there has been relentless debate over whether there’s any real reason to do this. Early conspiracy theorists declared that it was a communist plot to weaken American public health. Many have argued from a moral and ethical view that the public haven’t chosen to be consuming it and so it’s against individual will. From an economic standpoint, public money is being used on something without definitive proof of benefits. Some dentists and medical professionals have even said fluoridation of water isn’t the best way to reduce tooth decay.

The tangled conspiracy gets even darker with comments on Reddit threads such as “Hitler used fluoride first!!” and “They got this from the Nazis! Illuminati scum.” The so-called “fact” that Hitler gave people in concentration camps fluoride water to keep them docile and unable to resist Nazi power is used often by the anti-fluoridation brigade. Many say this treatment was then repeated in Russian gulags.Ian E Stephens, a writer for the Australian “alternative news” magazine Nexus (which covers “health breakthroughs, future science and technology, suppressed news, free energy, religious revisionism, conspiracy, the environment, history and ancient mysteries, the mind, UFOs, paranormal and the unexplained”) claims he was told by chemist and researcher Charles E Perkins, who wrote the book The Truth About Water Fluoridation, that the Nazis envisioned a far-reaching plan of mass control and reduced population by using a medication in water that could cause sterility in women.

“Repeated doses of infinitesimal amounts of fluoride will in time reduce an individual’s power to resist domination, by slowly poisoning and narcotising a certain area of the brain, thus making him submissive to the will of those who wish to govern him,” Perkins wrote. He goes on to say: “I say this with all the earnestness and sincerity of a scientist who has spent nearly 20 years’ research into the chemistry, biochemistry, physiology and pathology of fluorine – any person who drinks artificially fluorinated water for a period of one year or more will never again be the same person mentally or physically.” There is no trace of a credible living source on Nazi history coming out in support of this theory.

To many in the new age community, this doesn’t matter. They believe fluoride is instrumental in mind control because, they insist, it blocks the “third eye”. Mystics and spiritual masters have concluded that the pineal gland, situated in the centre of the brain, is a connection between the body and the soul. They say: wake up, sheeple, the government-slash-Illuminati-slash-powers-that-be want us to stay on this spiritual plane. It’s not in their best interests that we are conscious. If people get conscious, they’ll stop turning up to their horrible jobs, eating meat and wasting food, and they’ll live in collectives and spoil their ballot papers.This might sound ridiculous to some, but it has a degree of basis in science. In the 1990s, a British scientist, Jennifer Luke, discovered that by old age, the pineal gland contains about the same amount of fluoride as teeth, and we now know that calcification of the pineal gland gets worse with age and can occur in children as young as two. This gland is in the brain – it maintains the body’s sleep-wake cycle, regulates the onset of puberty in females and helps protect the body from cell damage. A huge review on fluoride toxicity published by the National Research Council in 2006 reported a range of negative side effects from fluoride, including “decreased melatonin production” and “other effects on normal pineal function, which in turn could contribute to a variety of effects in humans”.

Go on YouTube and you’ll find plenty of people sharing “knowledge” of the spiritual dangers of fluoride and how to reverse the effects of a “calcified” pineal gland (many say you can’t; it’s too late). They say stop drinking tap water. Stop using regular toothpaste and find a fluoride-free one. Get a shower filter to cut the fluoride from your shower. Cut out meat because you can be sure as heck they’ve been guzzling the fluoride water, too. Tell your dentist you don’t want fluoride-based products used. And after all that, detox.

However, there are more serious scientific objections to fluoride, and many are far removed from the assertions of David Icke disciples. Numerous studies researched by Harvard and China Medical University in Shanghai have shown that fluoride may be linked to reduced IQ in children, and even suggest that it could be toxic to a developing brain. Fluoride at high levels has been shown to destroy the male reproductive system in rabbits. Fluoride lowers the thyroid function. One study linked it to bone cancer in boys. A 2007 Nuffield Council on Bioethics report reached a conclusion that the benefit-to-risk ratio on water fluoridation is unclear due to lack of good evidence, that alternatives to water fluoridation exist and that the role of consent gets priority when there are potential harms.

Professors doing this research have been met with numerous attempts to discredit them. Stephen Peckham – director of the Centre for Health Services at the University of Kent, and professor at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine at the University of Toronto – has had his research of water fluoridation rejected from dental health journals. He’s spoken out about being accused of “statistics-hacking” and for research that made the link between fluoride and hypothyroidism. Catherine Carstairs, a professor who wrote about the history of water fluoridation, was attacked and the Journal of Public Heath had to defend itself for publishing “strong… research even when [it does] not fit well with our preconceived ideas”.

Why are efforts to uncover the effects of fluoride so vilified, and why is the atmosphere so toxic?

In fact, there has been a sea change in attitudes towards water fluoridation. About 10 years ago, York University found that tooth decay in children across Europe had fallen, regardless of whether or not there was fluoride in the water. The countries showing the biggest decrease – Sweden, Netherlands, Finland and Denmark – don’t fluoridate their supplies.Increasingly, water fluoridation is being rejected in local British areas. In 2014, Bolton refused to add fluoride to their water supply, with David Crausby, MP for Bolton North East, likening it to “mass medication”. That same year, Public Health England had to drop plans to fluoridate water in Southampton and parts of Hampshire because of fierce opposition from Southampton City Council. But still, Public Health England encourages fluoridation and the NHS website states that fluoride provides no significant health risk. Millions around the country still drink fluoridated water.

But what do the water companies think? I called United Utilities, who said that most water companies have to have a “neutral position” on fluoridation. “The water company is just obliged to fluoridate where asked,” a spokesperson said. “We’re just a contractor.” But have they heard the conspiracies? I asked a Severn Trent Water spokesperson, who laughed and said: “Oooh yes, don’t worry, we’ve heard all sides of the story very loudly, but to be honest we try and stay out of it. We don’t want to get involved because then it makes it much too complicated.” Complicated indeed.

In countries like Brazil, China and, unsurprisingly, the US, fluoridation still has a stronghold. Significantly, 194 million Americans are supplied with this water, including those who live in 43 of its 47 largest cities. It’s there that the “truth” is being spread with most fervour.

Despite various claims by “truth gurus” being torn down – it’s unlikely that Margaret Thatcher pumped fluoride into Northern Ireland to control the rebels or that pharmaceutical companies are pumping us full of fluoride via Prozac – the conspiracy rages ahead, while science slowly erodes fluoride’s reputation. Will this be the next formaldehyde? The next lead? Don’t forget that dentists and doctors once promoted cigarettes. Should we listen to YouTubers? What if this became the greatest public health conspiracy of our time – of all times?

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