Or so said an email that I received a year or two ago. I briefly scanned it before deleting it.
Today I was in a supermarket parking lot, loading my shopping (including Diet Coke) when a guy comes up to me and says: "I see you've bought Diet Coke, did you know that it contains aspartame and that is used to kill ants?"
Needless to say, a lively discussion followed.
I can't believe it. I know people receive these emails, I know they read these emails, I know some even believe these emails, but to go up to total strangers and tell them about it??
He also told me that margarine was originally designed for turkeys but they refused to eat it, so now they sell it to people instead.
We parted on good terms, he said it was refreshing to meet someone who trusts The System. I said: don't worry, the system works. And he shouldn't believe emails.
As Mayor Quimby said: Are the People getting dumber, or are they just getting louder?