Technology and the individual:
How Electro- Magnetic Fields Affect our lives
Electricity is the building block of our society. Now more and more we are becoming dependent on electricity from computers to microwaves, electric power is what keeps our society running. Something that no one thinks about is Electro- Magnetic Fields or (ELF’s). While these ELF are being ignored slowly they are becoming a silent but deadly killer in our society. Scene cancer and illness are becoming so common people are slowly coming around about what ELF’s are and what if anything can be done to stop or slow down the effects of ELF’s on our families and friends. Their maybe only few solutions to stop ELF’s infiltration on our society and only one or two alternatives were found to slow the fields so they don’t affect our health.
“ In 1995 leaked a draft report by American Scientific committee conducted that millions of people face an increased risk of cancer and other degenerative diseases from exposure to fields from power lines, power plants and electrical appliances.”(Perry 1) With that quote we can see that this isn’t a new issue to our society, but yet more people are clueless about the effect of electro- magnetic fields on their health and about the health of their children. The most common reaction of people when warned about ELF’s is that “ we live far enough from the power lines that it isn’t going to affect us.” This reaction is so common, but people don’t realize that it’s not just caused by power lines and power plants it’s also inside our homes.
The most common things in our homes are secondary causes not the power lines. Items such as microwaves, computer screens, toasters, electric stoves, blenders and cellular telephones. With these things in our homes are becoming so common that everyone has them and it affecting our lives. “ In the last 10 years the rate of cancer is becoming the most common cause of ...