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Friends, Romans, Countrymen, Lend Us Your Toilets (Without Parasites)
NPR ^ | January 7, 2015 | Rae Ellen Bichell

Posted on 01/08/2016 6:51:44 AM PST by C19fan

When the Romans expanded their empire across three continents, they probably seemed like the neat-freakiest people to attempt global domination.

The Romans brought aqueducts, heated public baths, flushing toilets, sewers and piped water. They even had multiseat public bathrooms decked out with contour toilet seats, a sea sponge version of toilet paper and hand-washing stations.

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TOPICS: History
KEYWORDS: romans; sanitation
By the way organic farmers use feces and urine to fertilize their crops.
1 posted on 01/08/2016 6:51:44 AM PST by C19fan
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Duplicate post although different source. Please delete.


2 posted on 01/08/2016 6:56:24 AM PST by C19fan
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But that’s a good thing. It will give the liberals, who eat organic, worms. It’s called Natural Selection.


3 posted on 01/08/2016 7:22:10 AM PST by oldasrocks (They should lock all of you up and only let out us properly medicated people.)
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Maybe the fall of the Roman empire “TAINTED” the study. If you have feet of feces to study, and the last few people to use the toilet, doesn’t the hordes of invaders bring the parasites with them?


4 posted on 01/08/2016 7:24:46 AM PST by Glad2bnuts (Go Cruz GO, scare the RINO's to death)
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http://modernfarmer.com/2014/07/stink-human-poop-fertilizer/

Looks to me like it’s the conventional farmers that like to use the biosolids.


5 posted on 01/08/2016 8:11:51 AM PST by Roos_Girl (The world is full of educated derelicts. - Calvin Coolidge)
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At least they were trying.

Their failure was just a lack of knowledge of microbes.

They were doing the right thing.


6 posted on 01/08/2016 8:12:50 AM PST by metmom (...fixing our eyes on Jesus, the Author and Perfecter of our faith...)
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To: C19fan
The Romans brought aqueducts, heated public baths, flushing toilets, sewers and piped water.


7 posted on 01/08/2016 8:14:41 AM PST by dfwgator
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If it is a different source, it is not a duplicate.

That is what FR is all about, vetting the for the truth out of different points of view from the media.

If the different source uses the exact same words it would be a duplicate.


8 posted on 01/08/2016 10:44:02 AM PST by Admin Moderator
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