Electrical Smog: More on "Frequency Pollution"
We did not take Fred Gilbert of Lakehead University seriously, but there has been a lot of discussion about the dangers of electrical pollution lately. NOW magazine just did a very interesting article on it, noting that "symptoms of electro-hypersensitivity, or EHS, are all over the map, and include nausea, headaches, chronic fatigue, chronic pain, tinnitus and rashes." One engineer "says cordless phones make plenty of people sick. In fact, the consultant recommends people with sensitivities not only get rid of their cordless phones, but also toss their dimmer switches, energy-efficient fluorescent bulbs, halogen lights and, yes, baby monitors." In Scandinavia they take EHS very seriously- there is a cellphone free beach in Norway and in Sweden it is treated as a disability and they are building an EHS friendly village. Forget the tinfoil hat- we need a tinfoil body suit. ::NOW MagazineFurther Reading: FEB - The Swedish Association for the ElectroSensitive, has an english website with lots of links to recent articles. "In 1962 Rachel Carson in Silent Spring opened the world's eyes to the dangers of products leaking dangerous chemicals into the food chain.Today we are facing a powerful new concern. It involves millions of people, particularly in the West, who are ill even though their doctors can't make a proper diagnosis." ::FEB