The cause of the crime reduction - unleaded gasoline & latex paint? WTF?

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  1. OohPooPahDoo
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    I didn't believe this at first either.


    but...


    Yes, lead poisoning could really be a cause of violent crime | George Monbiot | Comment is free | The Guardian

    maybe its true?
     
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    I heard it was because Santa brought more presents last year.
     
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    You obvioulsy ate paint chips. Are you violent?
     
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    AWWWWWWWW negative rep. You need a tissue?
     
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    A higher correlation and less time lag between a higher high school drop out rate and crime reduction.
     
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    Should we take your word for it?

    Ever consider that the nerve damaged caused by lead poisoning might lead folks to drop out of high school?
     
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    They took lead out of US based paint over fourty years ago, so your point is what?
     
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    So since you ate paint chips as a kid, does that mean you are still living your childhood? Please don't neg rep me for this :(


    :)
     
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    What is a "us based paint" ? I had no idea you could base a paint on us!

    What is your point?
     

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