Water, water, everywhere, nor any drop to drink.
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner (1798)
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Even though the above verse describes a setting of a mariner lost at sea with water all around, he still does not have any clean or unpolluted water to drink because it’s all salt water that will contribute to his demise! Even salt can be considered a pollutant.
In ancient times, before man-made chemical agents, invading tribes often would spread salt over growing fields, which would leave them fallow for years on end where no food could be grown. At one time using salt was an apparent terrorist-like activity?
In today’s fear-mongering and fear-based cultures, modern chemicals are used to effectuate similar effects. Recall all the Agent Orange sprayed on Vietnam! Such toxic chemicals really don’t disappear; they ‘disappear’ into the ground and contaminate “ground water” and aquifers, which