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Four moms talk about their decision to avoid wireless radiation from cell phones and wireless networks during pregnancy, and Dr. Hugh Taylor from Yale University talks about his study linking exposure to wireless radiation to neurological and behavioral problems including symptoms resembling attention deficit / hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Learn more about wireless radiation and pregnancy at www.babysafeproject.org and join the conversation on Twitter at #KnowYourExposure.
ALSO: Baby Safe Project Video Newschannel 3 June 4, 2014
Includes video interview - KVUE (abc)
WALDORF- A "TECH-LESS" SCHOOL
AUSTIN -- Software entrepreneur Shawn Rucks and his wife Angela discussed several educational routes for their daughter, Zoe. They ended up choosing a school that aims to unlock a child's potential... without a computer.
"I don't know what's right," Shawn Rucks said. "I just know what feels right for us."
The couple enrolled their four-year-old daughter at Austin Waldorf School. It opened 31 years ago and remains committed to its approach.
"We don't have computers in the classroom," said Austin Waldorf administrator Susan Darcy. "We believe that having real-life learning opportunities that are geared for a certain developmental age is best."
There are 160 Waldorf schools in the nation. Austin Waldorf is the only one in Texas. The school's ban not only includes computers, but all electronic media, including television.
Limited computer use is being considered for research at the library for middle school students.
"I feel that introducing technology early is actually cheating children," Darcy said. "We are denying them a huge scope of their childhood. It's a distraction. There is so much more that can be learned for the young child." . . .
"We do understand that we are flying in the face of modern age," said Austin Waldorf School administrator Susan Darcy. "I feel that introducing technology early is actually cheating children."
A spoken word film for an online generation - April 2014
'Look Up' is a lesson taught to us through a love story, in a world where we continue to find ways to make it easier for us to connect with one another, but always results in us spending more time alone.
Written, Performed & Directed by Gary Turk.
Lloyd Burrell report
"Electricity has been a lifesaver for modern civilization and we would be lost without it; but, research has brought to light the existence of different kinds of electricity, namely clean and dirty. Clean electricity is safe electricity. Clean electricity has a smooth sine wave that goes up and down 60 times a second. Dirty electricity is electromagnetic pollution called transients and harmonics - operating in the 4 to 100 kilohertz frequency range - which contaminate the electrical supply . . .
"The Association of Teachers and Lecturers warn that rising numbers of children are unable to perform simple tasks such as using building blocks because of overexposure to iPads
"Rising numbers of infants lack the motor skills needed to play with building blocks because of an "addiction" to tablet computers and smartphones, according to teachers. Many children aged just three or four can "swipe a screen" but have little or no dexterity in their fingers after spending hours glued to iPads, it was claimed. Members of the Association of Teachers and Lecturers also warned how some older children were unable to complete traditional pen and paper exams because their memory had been eroded by overexposure to screen-based technology. . . .
"Experts have warned that the growth is having a serious effect on children's social and physical development. . . .
Global National Video News Report - March 2014
One Ontario school board has decided students have crossed a line with their technology. They're streaming so much video, from sites like Netflix and YouTube, they're using up most of the district's bandwidth. Jennifer Tryon reports.
(documentary film) by James Russell
Comment: This may be one of the most important documentaries ever made. You will need almost 90 minutes to watch the entire film, but it is time well spent. Anyone using wireless devices should watch this film.
RESONANCE is an eye opening documentary which reveals the harm we are doing by existing in an ocean of man made wireless frequencies.
Two billion years ago life first arrived on this planet; a planet, which was filled with a natural frequency. As life slowly evolved, it did so surrounded by this frequency. and Inevitably, it began tuning in.
By the time mankind arrived on earth an incredible relationship had been struck; a relationship that science is just beginning to comprehend.
Research is showing that being exposed to this frequency is absolutely integral to us. It controls our mental and physical health, it synchronizes our circadian rhythms, and it aids our immune system and improves our sense of wellbeing.
Not only are we surrounded by natural frequencies, our bodies are filled with them too. Our cells communicate using electro magnetic frequencies. Our brain emits a constant stream of frequencies and our DNA delivers instructions, using frequency waves. Without them we couldn't exist for more than a second.
This delicate balance has taken billions of years to perfect. But over the last 25 years the harmony has been disturbed. and disturbed dramatically.
Mankind has submerged itself in an ocean of artificial frequencies. They are all around us, filling the air and drowning out the earth's natural resonance.
To the naked eye the planet appears to be the same. But at a cellular level it is the biggest change that life on earth has endured; the effects of which we are just starting to see and feel.
Mast Sanity: http://www.mastsanity.org/
TECHNICAL SEMINAR on Environment and Health
Health Effects of Electromagnetic Fields - November 2, 2013
Olle Johansson holds a PhD. in the Department of Neuroscience, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm (Sweden)
TEDX - Margaret Heffernan (includes transcript)
" . . . What the research shows is that some people are blind out of fear. They're afraid of retaliation. And some people are blind because they think, well, seeing anything is just futile. Nothing's ever going to change. If we make a protest, if we protest against the Iraq War, nothing changes, so why bother? Better not to see this stuff at all. And the recurrent theme that I encounter all the time is people say,
"Well, you know, the people who do see, they're whistleblowers, and we all know what happens to them." So there's this profound mythology around whistleblowers which says, first of all, they're all crazy. But what I've found going around the world and talking to whistleblowers is, actually, they're very loyal and quite often very conservative people. They're hugely dedicated to the institutions that they work for, and the reason that they speak up, the reason they insist on seeing, is because they care so much about the institution and want to keep it healthy. . .
"Willful blindness is a legal concept which means, if there's information that you could know and you should know but you somehow manage not to know, the law deems that you're willfully blind. You have chosen not to know. . .
"We all enjoy so many freedoms today, hard-won freedoms: the freedom to write and publish without fear of censorship, a freedom that wasn't here the last time I came to Hungary; a freedom to vote, which women in particular had to fight so hard for; the freedom for people of different ethnicities and cultures and sexual orientation to live the way that they want. But freedom doesn't exist if you don't use it, and what whistleblowers do, and what people like Gayla Benefield do is they use the freedom that they have. And what they're very prepared to do is recognize that yes, this is going to be an argument, and yes I'm going to have a lot of rows with my neighbors and my colleagues and my friends, but I'm going to become very good at this conflict. I'm going to take on the naysayers, because they'll make my argument better and stronger. I can collaborate with my opponents to become better at what I do. These are people of immense persistence, incredible patience, and an absolute determination not to be blind and not to be silent.
"When I went to Libby, Montana, I visited the asbestosis clinic that Gayla Benefield brought into being, a place where at first some of the people who wanted help and needed medical attention went in the back door because they didn't want to acknowledge that she'd been right. I sat in a diner, and I watched as trucks drove up and down the highway, carting away the earth out of gardens and replacing it with fresh, uncontaminated soil.
"I took my 12-year-old daughter with me, because I really wanted her to meet Gayla.
"And she said, "Why? What's the big deal?"
"I said, "She's not a movie star, and she's not a celebrity, and she's not an expert, and Gayla's the first person who'd say she's not a saint. The really important thing about Gayla is she is ordinary. She's like you, and she's like me. She had freedom, and she was ready to use it."
Also Margaret Heffernan: DARE TO DISAGREE
"New" MTHR report claims no health effects from cell phones, etc. (Magda Havas - EMF Facts Consultancy)
N.B. "MTHR" = Mobile Telecommunications and Health Research. The "new report" was presented in 2012 . . .
"Whenever I occasionally see a newspaper headline proclaiming new research has found that mobile phones are perfectly safe for everybody my first thought is: is it industry funded and secondly, who is evaluating the research. . . .
"Considering the MTHR reports limited reference base; its reliance on government and industry funding, both who are promoters of RF technology; its avoidance of mentioning contrary findings such as from Hardell's group; an inevitable scientific bias by inclusion of ICNIRP / IEMFP and like minded members; and its use of questionable provocation studies, this report is more spin that science. Rather than being a new "state of the art" scientific review the 2012 MTHR report is but just another industry influenced spin designed by its limitations to give a false sense of public health safety on behalf of the telco industry where none exists."
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