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BMJ 2000; 321 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.321.7265.904/a (Published 07 October 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;321:904
  1. Douglas Carnall (dcarnall@bmj.com)
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    Fluoridation was a controversial topic even before Kubrick's Base Commander Ripper railed against “the international communist conspiracy to sap and impurify all of our precious bodily fluids” in the 1964 film Dr Strangelove (www.indelibleinc.com/kubrick/films/strangelove/). This week's BMJ shouldn't precipitate a global holocaust, but it does seem that Base Commander Ripper may have had a point. The …

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