Electromagnetic wave radiation a burgeoning concern

The ABCs of Biotech for Christians - Sixth in a series - E is for EMW

What are the effects on human health of EMW exposure such as through computer use and cell phones? Scientific research has proven these:

  • Changes in cell proliferation and cycle
  • Changes in the blood-brain barrier that protects the brain from outside harmful chemicals and toxins
  • Alteration in EEG brain waves
  • DNA damage
  • Calcium efflux which causes cell membrane weakening leading to allergies
  • Decrease in eating and drinking, as exposure increases
  • Provocation of immune system— making the immune system react
  • Gender-related alterations on neural activity
  • Decrease in working memory function; spatial memory deficit
  • Reduced and irreversible fertility in women
  • Decreased sperm count, motility, viability and normal morphology (related to the forms of living things) in men

In short, some aspects of society’s current health snapshot— increasing allergies, lots of people with memory loss illnesses or just memory problems, numerous instances of fertility problems, and many cancers especially of the brain — are probably in part related to cell phone use and other devices that increase radiation in the environment.

Even ELF (extremely low frequency) devices, when used continually, and continuous exposure to ELF radiation such as through WIFI, can damage the immune system and lead to all sorts of health problems over the long term.

Scientists have warned about these things. A Resolution was published in their journals in 2006 following an International Commission for Electromagnetic Safety conference, that stated:

1. More evidence has accumulated suggesting that there are adverse health effects from occupational and public exposures to electric, magnetic and electromagnetic fields, or EMF, at current exposure levels. What is needed, but not yet realized, is a comprehensive, independent and transparent examination of the evidence pointing to this emerging, potential public health issue.
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Has this advice been heeded? Are we seeing more research on the dangers of EMW in the environment because of cell phones, smart meters, WIFI, cell towers, and their proliferation in our communities, homes, schools, businesses and even churches?

On March 15, 2018, 237 EMF scientists from 41 nations signed an Appeal, calling on the United Nations and its sub-organizations to provide greater health protection from EMF exposure.

Yet, there is thrust toward even greater EMW in the environment. Smart meters are urged by energy companies yet emit 100 times greater radiation than cell phones, or more. The IoT or Internet of Things such as watches, glasses and clothing that connect one to the internet, and the plan to have 5G cell networks with more towers for better coverage —no dropped calls, faster download speeds, large data broadcasting— mean that we are in for more EMW. Children are at greater risk because their bodies and nervous systems are developing and not strong, and parents have the very hard job of trying to protect them.

Biotech will be busy looking for ways to prevent allergies, infertility and Alzheimers, and the researchers must use the very devices that are causing the difficulties.

In all this, Biotech’s biggest role may be simply to sound the alarm, leading to political action for environmental protection for humans and all living things.

On the verge of becoming... God?

Eighth in the PE Series, Reviewing Chapter Seven

Want to see a video of pigs that glow in the dark? Click. "The pigs are transgenic, created by adding genetic material from jellyfish into a normal pig embryo." [Original report] How do the pigs feel about this?

Another example of genetic tampering is the creation of human-spider goats whose milk can be treated to produce spider silk.

This and lots more information was shared in Chapter Seven of Pandemonium's Engine, Man Becoming His Own God? by Douglas Hamp, who asks: "Should planetary supremacy entitle the human race to inflict inhumane, unnatural acts upon any sub-intellectual life-form for financial gain?" Learn more about Douglas and his presentations on his blogsite.

In the process of following leads given in his chapter, I came across some interesting quotations:
"The most powerful code is no longer a string of 1s and 0s." - "DNA Space. The Geography of the Genome," WIRED, June 2003
Definition of Life Sciences: "The science of using living organisms and/or their constituent parts to replace or augment products or processes. Life Science products include fuels, chemicals, lubricants, pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals, clothing, plastics and building materials." from http://www.biotechonomy.com
From the arstechnica.com website, quoted by Hamp on p 240:

Humanity is on the verge of becoming a new and utterly unique species, which [Juan Enriquez, Biotechonomy CEO] dubs Homo Evolutis. What makes this species so unique is that it "takes direct and deliberate control over the evolution of the species." Calling it the "ultimate reboot," he points to the conflux of DNA manipulation and therapy, tissue generation, and robotics as making this great leap possible.

We are already in the midst of minor improvements to the human body and mind; Enriquez gave examples of growing new tissues for successful transplant, programmable cells, and augmenting our abilities through robotics. As this trend accelerates, more and more aspects of the human experience, of the human life, will be capable of scientific manipulation. While some improvement may come post-birth, our understanding of DNA and biology may lead to something much bigger.

Hamp points out that chimeras are being invented. A chimera is a hybrid creature that is part human, part animal. Though many genomic discoveries in the biosciences are marvelous and helpful, others are dark and should never be permitted. He ends his chapter with this thought:

Man now possesses the power, via transgenics and transhumanism, to direct his own evolution. Tinkering with his code at the genetic level (DNA) is not only possible, but is currently being done. Strange animal hybrids are being made in the laboratory and even humans with animals are being experimented with; man is certainly open to improving himself in any way possible… Could the science of transhumanism and transgenics play a role in the rise of the Antichrist and the Mark of the Beast? Could technology allow Satan to create one from his own seed as Genesis 3:15 predicts? Satan's end game has been in the making now for many decades and will very soon be put into play.

That is a concept or definition of "seed" that I had not thought of. Several of the PE authors understand demonic "seed" as transhuman types of creatures, those not fully human but genetically altered. Yet, you do not need to have your DNA changed to belong to Satan and be his child. Just turn your back on God. You will be Satan's seed.

Angel fish
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...and every living creature that moveth, which the waters brought forth abundantly, after their kind, and every winged fowl after his kind ... the living creature after his kind, cattle, and creeping thing, and beast of the earth after his kind ...the beast of the earth after his kind, and cattle after their kind, and every thing that creepeth upon the earth after his kind: and God saw that it was good. -Genesis 1


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Would you let your conscience be your guide?

Does God care if the skin and bone of the dead are passed along to the living for medical uses? Is organ donation OK with God? Should you sign a Living Will?

Did you know that dead organ donors are often anesthetized before their organs are removed? Do you know the current definition of death? The conscience cannot function without facts.

As we ponder the ethics of in vitro fertilization, stem cell research and man-made chimeras, our thoughts trail off. How then should we live? (Ez 33:10)

How should a Christian think about euthanasia by starvation when doctors and the state attorney general all agree it is time to withhold feeding from a brain injured patient? Some things are family matters, but someday it may be our family.

Here is a small book to help you think about whether you want to sign your driver's license, donate a kidney, cremate your loved one, and many other practical questions that may arise in the course of your healthcare decisions or watch over others.

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