- De Niro Punked Out, HotDocs + Vaxxed
- There is no failure, there is a failure to persist
- The Decisive Human Experiment for EMF: The iNterNet of Things
- Electropolis; the Transformer Killed Steve Jobs
- Lung Cancer Answer……………………………….. Betcha didn’t even know there was any Question
- To Bee Or Not To Bee … wired with cellphones
- Epilepsy: Cause & Cure
- Vaccines: Catalyst for the AIDS Epidemic
- Technology Killed Steve Jobs
- Your Brain On…. Cellphone
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Finally! The Decisive Human Experiment with Electromagnetic Field Radiation!
This is Great! Tens of millions of humans in a study testing their exposure to electromagnetic fields (EMF). People will be literally dropping like flies.
Here’s the thing on this iNterNet of Things (aka Internet of Everything); as of 2015, we’re already exposed to a Quintillion times more radiation (man-made, non-ionizing radiation i.e. cellphone, towers, wi-fi, smart meters etc.) than our grandparents and their parents.
Now along comes the iNterNet of Things
Cisco says this market will become a $ 19 Trillion Industry in the next decade. http://bit.ly/19Trillion
This iNterNet of Things is your fridge ‘talking’ to your iron and washing machine and them chuckling about your time spent with the toilet seat who is then sharing your poop data with your Smart Meter who is talking to 200 other Smart Meters up to 18,000 times a day and up to a 30 mile radius.
Then Hello Barbie… that rat spy will ensure you (& your kids) have no secrets!
All Things Connected All the Time. This is MASSIVE amount of New Radiation in Your Home.
Fortunately or unfortunately – those scoffing at the hazard of electromagnetic fields will be first in line. The “electrosensitive” will continue to seek out sanctuary in remaining low-EMF enclaves while all the “early adopters” can’t wait for this trans-formative new technology.
They get to be the high-tech canaries in the coal mines. Except, instead of ONE canary going down the mine to prove air quality – there will tens of millions at once. I predict here the health results will be unprecedented.
To me, this is The Decisive Human Experiment for EMF
All the world’s largest corporations – who’ve been dodging EMF lawsuits for 20 years – will then be dragged into court. The cellphone-brain tumor lawsuits have been bungled or otherwise dragging since 1993. Recently, 29 lawsuits were approved to proceed in Superior Court in Washington, D.C., but they have been masters of obstruction and obfuscation since day one.
iNterNet of Things as health catalyst will move rapidly, driven by the public as they overwhelm the politicians, government agencies, hospitals as well as courts. Lloy’ds of London, Swiss RE (insurer’s of the insurers) long ago inserted the ‘No EMF’ coverage clause and recently phone company’s insurers started too.
I’ve often said, ‘We will have a safe level of EMF about when we can take a shuttlebus to Mars’. This radically advances that schedule. Regrettably not for the shuttlebus to Mars but rather the legislation for safe EMF levels resulting from widespread health havoc delivered by iNterNet of Things.
I propose the iNterNet of Things will indeed INTERN us all in a NET of Toxic EMF Radiation.
Intern: Confine (someone) as a prisoner, especially for political or military reasons.
|synonyms:||confine, detain, hold (captive), lock up, imprison, incarcerate,impound, jail;
“the refugees were interned in camps”
This iNterNet of Things will save countless millions of lives – inadvertently and ironically – after it takes out a few million.
But hey, ya wanna great omelette … ya gotta break a few eggs!
iNterNet of Things a balance of good and bad.
‘Technology Killed Steve Jobs’ was a post to lay bare the obvious to those oblivious. To wit, no one, anywhere had more electromagnetic field radiation exposure every day than Steve Jobs. To even the ‘oblivious’ or uninitiated… It’s a given.
After watching 60 Minutes interview with Steve Jobs biographer Walter Isaacson, we can now narrow down the toxic energetic culprit.
Steve Jobs – “There are downsides to everything; there are unintended consequences to everything. The most corrosive piece of technology that I’ve ever seen is called television – but then, again, television, at its best, is magnificent”.
(Close, very close … but no cigar at the Electropolis carnival)
Aside from the steady stream of products which would have necessitated multiple radiating devices on-self for almost 24-7 was this huge and nasty transformer.
Not this one, no.
This is a harmless toy used for the express purpose of entertaining children (and adults) spurring their interest in science fiction and the future. This other one is a remnant of the past, a reminder that as we rush headlong into the future without a thought for the by-products of our techno-lust we have yet to fully account for the health impacts of the Electropolis .
This Transformer (below) Killed Steve Jobs!
Steve Jobs spent the last twenty years of his life in a simple country house at the corner of Santa Rita and Waverly St. in Palo Alto.
The thing is though, the lot was rather modest in size and his bedroom was <50 feet from the street and an electrical transformer i.e. Way Too Close.
Go to Google Maps, put in “Santa Rita and Waverly St., Palo Alto, CA”
Even people living in a cave have heard of the debate about cellphones and brain tumors, specifically with prolonged use.
The same metaphorical cave-dwellers (when it comes to health) have also seen studies/stories the last 20 years on power lines and cancer.
Steve Jobs exposure to electromagnetic fields from products in the day put him in the top one tenth of one percent of people most exposed to this microwave radiation.
Entirely separately – his being exposed at night, in his bedroom to the emissions from an electrical transformer are also highly unusual putting him AGAIN in the top one tenth of one percent of people most exposed to this 60Hz radiation.
Sleep, as the Japanese know, is critical for health. When we sleep our metabolism drops to 40% capacity – worst case scenario for an immune system assault. Instead, all energy goes to “cleaning-up” the mental filing system and scavenging the body’s free radicals, principally by means of increased melatonin.
Here’s an idea. Go down your street – the side with the distribution lines.
Find the houses where the bedroom window is within 75 feet of these lines. Find people who have lived there 15 years. Make a separate category that includes the above BUT who also have a nasty Transformer on the pole.
If the people are not dead or in the hospital, ask them, ‘How are ya feelin’ today?
It’s ass-backward epidemiology to be sure but you know what? It’d give you the full and accurate laundry list of cancers, mental and neurological disorders caused by electromagnetic fields.
So if you have cancer – or are planning on getting cancer – be advised.
It doesn’t matter if you are worth $ 8 billion dollars and a meticulous vegan Buddhist. It doesn’t matter if you get the surgery and expertise of the best of Western medicine or scour the planet for solutions.
In the presence of this volume of Toxic Energy, you don’t stand a snowball’s change in hell.
(originally published April 2007)
That’s the question causing a buzz around kitchen tables and at coffee shops these days. Just when global warming gets traction we’re stung with a precipitous decline of bee populations.
No bees means no pollination, which means no fruits and vegetables. These are important food items for those of you who have been otherwise technologically engaged.
Mind you, it’s not the catastrophic impact on our food supply that gets people’s attention as much as the possible culprit; their cellphone.
People don’t really don’t make the cellphone connection, so jokes fly.
And unfortunately, if people were asked which to give up – their cellphone or the bees – the bees would go the way of the dodo.
If you haven’t heard, bee colonies are collapsing. Normally, a 20% loss may be expected year-over-year but this year’s declines are 40, 50 and even as high as 80% in theEastern United States. Many suspects are on the table, herbicides, pesticides, parasites as well as genetically modified high-fructose feed and organisms.
But cellphones?! Cellphone radiation affects the bees navigation system which is based on magnetite ( like magnets ), so far found in pigeons and bats and salmon and dolphins and ants and bacteria and you and me. Though who needs navigation anyway with our new wireless global positioning systems?
In addition to magnetite, bees do something called a “waggle dance*”. Hey, ask the apiarists ( beekeepers ) in your neighbourhood. The thing is, they dance in a figure 8 to communicate “ information about the direction and distance to patches of flowers yielding nectar or pollen, or both, and to water sources “. [ * Google & Wikipedia ]
Dancing bees have a frequency of 200 – 300 Hz.
Pulsed cellular frequencies are 217 Hz. Do ya think?
A German study showed electromagnetic radiation causes bees to avoid hives. Bees avoiding hives? That can’t be good for pollination, making honey or anything really.
Our communication system messes with the bee’s communication system.
The study is entitled How Electromagnetic Exposure Can Influence Learning Processes and can be found at http://tinyurl.com/33opun.
And it’s funny because Dr. Henry Lai at Universityof Washingtonlooked at cell phone exposure and learning in rats showing it affected “short term memory”, “long term memory” and “ability to learn”. It’s entitled “Acute Exposure to pulsed 2450-MHz microwaves affects water maze performance in rats” and the abstract can be found at http://tinyurl.com/yqv4pl.
I had a study around here somewhere on cognition, recall and electromagnetic field exposure but where did I put it? Did you ever wonder whether your failing memory was not your failing memory but instead related to increasing “electrosmog” ? No?
Now’s your chance.
It’s a good thing we don’t allow our kids to use these cellphones. And fortunately,
we aren’t locating cell phone towers on school, library or church roofs just because they desperately need money. You know, otherwise, we might be inundated with all manner of learning disorders, ADHD or – God forbid – violence in our schools.
You may be thinking all that research is for the birds (and the bees)… not us.
So to determined skeptics who say ‘mind your own beeswax’, a belated Happy Earth Day, this may be Mother Nature with your wake up call.
All we are saying is Give Bees a Chance.
My roommate had epilepsy.
His seizures jumped up when we moved in,
It got me thinking… I had seizures when I was a kid.
I went to my childhood home and measured the electromagnetic fields.
Big time. My seizures disappeared when I moved downstairs.
No EMF radiation downstairs.
We had an epileptic dog growing up.
He always laid down behind my father’s chair.
It happened to be a Laz-y-Boy recliner so was
always plugged in and giving off an electric field.
The chair was (unfortunately) positioned directly
above the furnace. The alternator on the furnace gave
off a huge surge of EMF pulse whenever it came on.
Hardly scientific certainty but everything starts with observation.
Besides, for a great many other reasons – I was certain by then.
So I attended the Stanford Epilepsy Conference
put on by Stanford University. All the Big Brains were gathered.
They are self-proclaimed ‘best in the world’. You may even know them
if you follow the epilepsy literature.
I was the only lay person amongst the researchers.
The top guy gets up and he points to this big pie chart,
” Epilepsy is an electrical storm in the brain…” . He points to
a big grey area and he says, ” 75% of all epileptic seizures
are caused by some unknown environmental factor”.
I put up my hand, “It’s electromagnetic fields”.
He quickly, rudely and roundly chastised me for my ignorance
and pressed on with his presentation.
Next presenter was a woman, the organizer –
and by reputation – the world’s second biggest brain
on the subject of epilepsy.
Same, only different. When she got to the ‘big mystery’
part of her show I put up my hand, “It’s electromagnetic fields”.
With a tad more decorum she sympathized with my stupidity.
Third guy, a young guy hot off the ‘academic’ presses in Europe
(Italy to be exact). He represented the future of epilepsy research…
and the two Big Brains couldn’t praise him enough.
Well, twice burned…
I waited and button-holed him outside in the quadrangle.
I walked straight up to him and again said, “It’s electromagnetic fields!”
He leaned forward eyes alight and replied “That’s brilliant! You know they are using EMF to TREAT epilepsy in Spain”. “Yes I do”, I replied.
That was in 1996.
You can see how far we have come.
It’s 2011, Western medicine is using EMF to treat the things it causes –
epilepsy, depression, MS, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, addiction
and now, very soon… autism.
Funnier still, we shouldn’t need to crack open your skull and charge $50 – 120,000 for the privilege.
These are electromagetic fields, they go through the skull with ease. If we had researchers and resources we’d develop a $500 hand-held consumer device that sits in your medicine cabinet. Pick your frequency… Dial-a-Disease.
In alternative medicine they’re treating cancer with pulsed electromagnetic fields and a certain Nobel Prize winner is securing a patent on EMF to treat HIV-AIDS. (not any Nobel winner but Luc Montagnier, discoverer of the HI virus)
New research on the origins of AIDS suggest vaccines may be the villain of this horrific piece of history. Is HIV-AIDS a self-inflicted epidemic?
Without vaccines – and outsiders insatiable appetite for intervention in Africa- the AIDS epidemic might never have happened.
( < Ancient Greek painting in a vase, showing a physician (iatros) bleeding a patient )
“The Origins of AIDS” is a new book by Dr. Jacques Pépin, an infectious disease specialist who worked in Africa in the early ‘80s. Dr. Pepin presents the stunning and eloquent chain of events right back to the bush hunter in central Africa in 1921.
Dr. Pépin was hands-on, treating patients in a bush hospital in the former Belgian Congo. Historically, this is the region where colonial powers France and Belgium aggressively vaccinated the population to create ‘herd immunity’ to protect whites (and the native populations, one has to assume).
This heart of Africa was the last to be exploited by European powers due to the rainforest, swamps and fear of endemic diseases. It was here where both the greatest genetic diversity of the HIV virus exists and the earliest known AIDS blood sample (dating to 1959) was found.
Dr. Pépin discovered some Africans receive as many as 300 vaccines over their lifetime.
So whether it be early health interventions in the 20’s onward or modern immunization campaigns – vaccines have repeatedly ‘injected’ their catalytic influence into Africa’s AIDS cataclysm.
“They used syringes and needles to inject hundreds of patients a day in medical campaigns against diseases such as sleeping sickness, tuberculosis and leprosy. In the process, Dr. Pépin believes, they helped turn a virus infecting a lone ape hunter in Africa into a global epidemic with some 62 million victims.” [ Globe and Mail Oct. 21, 2011 ]
As in much of Africa today, infrastructure is weak and power failures were common. Ensuring best medical practices and procedures or even proper sterilization is impossible for Western healthcare workers. [ NB: Today, 1.3 million people each year die in developing nations from unsafe injections ]
“The chances that this hunter alone could launch an epidemic are very low,” Dr. Pépin said. “But here are all the chances in the world that he went to be treated for a tropical disease and a little HIV stayed in the syringe. Then the next patient was injected with it intravenously.”
“Honestly, I have no memory of asking myself the question at the time,” he said. “But afterwards, I reflected on what I did in good faith. I realized that maybe I had transmitted a bit of the AIDS virus.” The thought, he said, left him with a sense of “humility.”
“Doctors and scientists can draw a lesson in prudence and humility from this,” he said. “When you manipulate nature in a way you don’t completely understand, the consequences can be unpredictable and absolutely disastrous.”
Today, Professor Pépin heads up infectious diseases at the University of Sherbrooke in Quebecand is not a high-profile AIDS researcher. And yet University of Manitoba AIDS expert Dr. Allan Ronald who initiated the well-known Nairobi prostitute study, has called Dr. Pépin “one of the unsung heroes of AIDS research.”
And as reported in the New York Times – Dr. Max Essex, chairman of the AIDS Initiative at the Harvard School of Public Health, was “biased against the idea,” he said in an interview, because he was still upset at what he considered the “distorted nonsense” of the polio hypothesis. “But I was unexpectedly surprised,” Dr. Essex said. “This is very scientifically hard, objective scholarship.”
David Mabey, Professor of Communicable Diseases, LondonSchoolof Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Reviews the book – “In this scholarly and immensely readable account of the origin of AIDS, Dr Pépin draws on his personal experience of working in central Africaand his extensive knowledge of African history, as well his training in infectious diseases, virology and epidemiology. Unlike others who have tackled the subject, he comes to it with an open mind, and this account is likely to be definitive.”
Dr. Jacques Pépin describes the turning point in Marsailles, France where he discovered a goldmine of medical records in colonial archives, cataloging the massive use of injections.
“That day was a revelation. I realized that these reports probably contained a big part of the explanation of what happened behind the emergence of AIDS,” he said. “If there hadn’t been those medical campaigns, in my opinion, there probably wouldn’t have been an AIDS epidemic.”
The Globe and Mail writer suggests that Dr. Pépin’s “getting international buzz” for his book. Not in the media.
A Google News search shows an incredible dearth of coverage or response from any quarters at all.
When looking this up, you’ll be inundated with the Jacques Pépin, chef, television star and author stories. You’ll be hard-pressed to find the Dr. Jacques Pépin whose scientific chefery has finally delivered the fully-baked theory.
How is that, given the magnitude of the story it remains uncovered by media? Well, the choice of book title may dilute the effect of the coverage with news groups and disseminators. The documentary “The Origins of AIDS” and other offerings, sew confusion with prior information or rampant disinformation is one answer.
Or just the ‘Oh no, not another AIDS theory!’ exhausted knee-jerk reaction. Although, I’ll wager Dr. Jacques Pépin’s book will answer more questions and unearth more facts than the last dozens theories.
However, one main reason for no coverage seems to be the battle over vaccines and autism. The autism-vaccine story has blown-up at a time when the pharmaceutical industry is shifting it’s profit future into vaccines. Vaccines for all cancer, diabetes, addiction, Alzheimer’s, peanut allergies, obesity, bad breath – you name it – a vaccine with your affliction’s name on it is coming your way.
The major media’s grasping for rapidly diminishing advertising dollars means any story to knock vaccines merely hastens their own demise. Big Pharma spends a fortune on research as they are wont to remind us.
For it’s own good, the major media (an increasingly anachronistic moniker?) wouldn’t touch this story with a 10-foot pole.
Another Vaccines & Autism Story
Somewhat like the recent, long-simmering story of vaccines and autism. The media chose sides and merely fashioned the story to suit their client needs, no different than any of Pharma’s many public relations firms.
The aggressive advocacy of media on ‘debunking’ vaccines and autism never veered from character assassination into the actual scientific research. For people familiar with the story behind the story, it was more than a bit scary.
What’s happening on this vaccine-AIDS story? Surely a story to hit over a week earlier – an eternity in internet time – would be regurgitated a thousand times by now. You have to judge for yourself. To me, it’s again a simple matter of money – money over health. It’s the oldest story in the history of our democracies.
However, ‘Ignore it’ seems to be the strategy on this vaccine-AIDS story as the science is too compelling. They are covering it alright … their ass that is.
And a great wave of scientific questions come billowing forth as ‘what we know to be true’ … all of a sudden… isn’t.
The Next Investigation? Vaccines themselves.
And then it raises so many new questions. For example, what of the toxic content of the vaccines and their long term impact on morbidity and mortality in African populations with (or without) AIDS. The question of vaccine toxicity must be dragged squarely back into the spotlight. It’s a question that’s never been properly answered.
So I’d like to suggest an added layer to Dr. Pépin’s brilliant revelations. Besides the HIV infection left in the syringes was the contents of the syringes themselves. The ingredients of vaccines – too many to enumerate – may be critical, independent catalysts for accelerating disease.
Drug Quality & Delivery
Plus, the vaccines they get inAfrica are often not what we get in the West. Generally, quality and safety concerns of drugs in Africa have always been considered less of an issue and swept under the carpet. And this dubious history merits a rigorous investigation all by itself.
And maybe the secret ‘Star of our Show’ are the lowly Antibiotics
My own theory on this has always been antibiotics. Antibiotics blow-out the good bacteria in the stomach. The stomach is where 80% of the immune system resides. The stomach determines whether you are going to win any health battle.
Today, we know the double-edged sword of antibiotics from the super bugs we created through abuse of antibiotics. What exactly is the effect of antibiotics on the immune system?
As of 2009, “There is still no clear standing on real effects of antibiotics on the immune system” as one review reports.
How is that possible? Is this just another area we are afraid to look at? Too dangerous, like the efficacy and safety of vaccines – antibiotics are just too central to what we know to be true. I mean, they’re one of our medical miracles, right? Right?
And speaking of gay men in San Francisco, what the heck do they have in common with heterosexual men in Africa? This is the question that has been bugging me for almost 20 years. Well, no one in the world uses more antibiotics than hyper-sexually active gay men contracting sexually transmitted diseases. No one, that is, unless it’s hyper-sexually active heterosexual men in some parts of Africa.
We got all caught up on the “hyper-sexually active” part and ignored boring, old antibiotics. Today, we know how lethal antibiotics are by inadvertently creating bacteria to obliterate us.
Modern-day oral antibiotics in Africa are cheap over-the-counter stuff, so widely-available it’s popped like so many candies to prophylactically ward off disease. A recent Harvard study of 5 African nations found “Antibiotics were widely available and inappropriately used in all settings.”. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21999394
Of course, the hugely profitable infrastructure of medicine in America is not in place in Africa. The people here can’t afford to pay hundreds of dollars for a pill that costs a penny. So the antibiotics are cheap and accessible everywhere peddled by all manner of unlicensed intermediaries.
If antibiotic abuse can wipe out our immune system then – along with the vaccines/injections in this tale – it may be equally, or even more, culpable.
And consider the magnitude of such a debilitating medical heresy; The two all-stars of Western medicine – vaccines and antibiotics – created the greatest health scourge in history.
iatrogenic – resulting from the activity of a physician; said of any adverse condition in a patient resulting from treatment by a physician or surgeon, for instance, death after injection of an inappropriate solution or of an appropriate solution in an inappropriate manner.
Incredibly, Dr. Pépin does not sugar-coat the results of his painstakingly detailed detective work. Amazingly, he ‘humbly’ indicts himself and the health armies across Africa without thought to protecting himself or the profits of the vaccine makers.
His honesty and directness demand an equally honest and direct reply from the world.
Can we finally admit the horse is out of the barn (or shit is out of the horse, in the vernacular) here? Can we finally address the facts and start the clean-up? Can we research the obvious?
Can we …. ‘Sit down before fact like a little child, and be prepared to give up every preconceived notion. Follow humbly wherever and to whatever abyss Nature leads, or you shall learn nothing’, as Thomas Huxley once counselled.
And what does all this have to do with electromagnetic fields? Well, everything it turns out.
Electromagnetic fields create the necessary terrain for autism. That is, vaccines are highly injurious in the presence of toxic energy.
And on the flip side, a Nobel Prize winner has a treatment for HIV-AIDS that utilizes electromagnetic fields.
So please tune in again. And in the meantime… ‘cover’ this story.
With thanks to sources shamelessly pilfered, please do Read Their Accounts for a fuller picture; http://bit.ly/JacquesPepinAIDS
That’s not Steve Jobs “killed technology” or spawned “killer technology” in the awesome, sick, hot, cool product sense.
Though iTunes and Steve Jobs killed the record & CD industry. Rather, it was technology killed Steve Jobs in a quite literal sense.
Steve Jobs replied to my email years ago in Silicon Valley. I asked him why he’s not touting Apple’s great security. He replied he just didn’t want to draw publicity to it for fear hackers may focus on Apple products. Always a step ahead.
The world could’ve used 25 more years of his pig-headed brilliance, this ‘Future by Steve Jobs’.
I wish to draw attention to what killed him. Technology is the killer. Was it a remote death ray, nano-robots or mutant bacteria? No, nothing like that. Well, almost nothing like that.
We’re killed by the things we love; addiction to cigarettes, alcohol, gambling, McDonald’s and the list. We pick our poisons and go to the well, habitually. One who loves violence may die by the sword. Lovers die by the object of their affections.
If you want to learn what kills us, find out what we love.
Far from junk food, Steve Jobs was meticulous about what he ingested as a pescetarian (vegetarian + fish). He kept his own fresh food garden. And as a Buddhist, he likely cultivated discipline while avoiding most bad lifestyle choices. One may expect Steve to live a long, healthy life. One ‘addiction’ Jobs would never shake was technology.
Steve Jobs loved technology. These warm and fuzzy technology things – the Mac, iPod, iPhone and iPad – are things he loved. They’re the things we all love. They’re why we loved Steve.
The iPhone (slash iPad) is the technology that absorbs our lives.
Researchers contend brain scans show it’s far more than mere brand recognition (New York Times, “You Love Your iPhone. Literally”).
The iPhone was a game-changer.
It was also a game-changer in terms of man-made radiation.
The iPhone emits more electromagnetic radiation than any other smartphone in the world. It’s always ‘talking’ to other iPhones. You can ‘bump’ iPhones to exchange e-cards. It’s so cool!
And it’s so deadly. Like a bunch mini-transmitters, it’s radiation is “always-on” and all around. We’re swimming in electromagnetic fields which have increased a million-fold in the past 40 years.
iPhone takes this radiation exposure to a whole new level. Not so cool.
We’ve welcomed this ubiquitous hazard into our lives this past century. The scientific case is not herein with copious links to distract our radiation-addled brains. Ask your mother or grandmother. Mine once said about TV, ‘Stay back from that thing, it can’t be good for you’. Turns out, TVs once emitted X-rays! Anyway, go look it up. What am I, your mother?
Let me get off our fav devices (er, ‘loved ones’) and instead focus on Steve Jobs.
Steve Jobs reputedly had a hand in every design detail, his obsession with interface and usability means he was immersed in electromagnetic field radiation. Not like you or me or even the bench engineers at Apple.
In terms of humans on the planet and without benefit of environmental audit, it’s safe to say he was in the 99.9th percentile of exposure to this radiation. Steve Jobs was Guinea Pig Number One.
[ Actually, Dr. Robert Kane, Motorola’s top patent holder/cellphone tester – wrote the book, ‘Cellular Telephone Russian Roulette’ in 2001 and died of a brain tumor – was likely ‘Number One’ ]
Technology is addictive – not just in the better-known psychological sense of reinforced behavior and subsequent triggering of endorphins, dopamine and all these neurotransmitters involved in addiction.
Beyond this, the radiation itself is addictive. Electromagnetic radiation – independent of other factors– triggers endorphins, impacts dopamine, serotonin, norepinephrine, epinephrine, GABA – the addiction keys.
This covert, man-made radiation we heartily embrace affects our mental health and then directly impacts our physical health. Cancer is one of the troubling by-products. Technology kills… in a warm & fuzzy way.
What of pancreatic cancer and Steve Jobs? He first got pancreatic cancer in 2004. Those chemo treatments doubtless resulted in the liver toxicity which necessitated a liver transplant. The liver’s ‘the General’ in this war as they say in Chinese medicine. Without the liver, no chance. Oncologists agree.
After pancreatic cancer in 2004, rather than quit and concentrate on getting healthy, Steve Jobs was just getting started. Then came the liver transplant in 2009. That’s the heroic part. We think it’s all great fun designing the future. Sometimes, one expects it’s hellish hard work.
Steve Jobs made technology accessible and indispensible and the object of all our affections. No longer stuck in the realm of ‘need’ Steve Jobs made technology a matter of ‘want’. Technology became happy and helpful and mostly… Simple.
Like the genius Nikola Tesla and his alternating current, Jobs brought wondrous technology into our lives. Electricity is the backbone of our technological advance. Ironically, with it’s own hazardous radiation, electricity is the unindicted toxic co-conspirator lurking.
Technology… for good or evil. The good, we all know.
The evil? Well, that’s right now being discovered.
Steve Jobs killed technology and technology killed Steve Jobs.
It’s tantamount to being attacked by gummy bears (for some of us).
This thing we love turned against us. And who’d think to blame gummy bears anymore than people would blame their various and sundry iStuff.
Steve Jobs gave his life to give you this technology.
He didn’t know it.
And frankly, the collective “we” won’t know it for a while yet.
On technology and health, we need to think anew and act anew and all that jazz.
This Blog is now officially open
further inspired by Steve Jobs.