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by 465 · May 21, 2013 at 09:40 PM

So I have decided to avoid contact with artificial fibers as much as possible and am planning to sort my clothes, bed linens, towels, etc soon. What are the most paleo or healthiest fabrics? I tend to think cotton, linen, wool, silk, but I... (more)

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Marsha_Whitt 0 · May 21, 2013 at 09:40 PM

Remember that "slave" labor in our culture is a real job that supports a family in another culture. "Fair trade" is NOT FREE TRADE -- it is just another name for gov,'t rules, regulations, mandates, and subsidies.

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by 22684 · October 20, 2010 at 06:42 PM

I can't find the anthropology paper, someone with better googlefu can help maybe. There is evidence going back and even today that many ground grains seeds and plants were used as bases for Dyes rather than as food. Considering the difficulty to... (more)

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Matt_1 0 · October 20, 2010 at 06:42 PM

Sure lots of plants have been used as dyes. Do you have any evidence that coloured millet and sorghum used for dyes are wild plants and not agricultural cultivars? Also I challenge you to make any coloured dyes from the plant roots the starches... (more)