Musing by Dr. Magda Havas February 2011

Musing #1: WiFi in Schools-a Ticking Time Bomb

February 26, 2011.  What do you do when you see a disaster looming and those who have power to prevent it refuse to listen?  What do you do when those with a financial interest in maintaining the status quo (Montreal group is just one of several such groups) attack-by producing false information and twisting the truth-and attempt to discredit those who are sounding the alarm? What do you do with a school board that has fallen for a sales pitch and has already signed contracts to have WiFi installed?  What do you do when our federal health agency (Health Canada) places the financial concerns of industry above the health of Canadians?   What do you do when you see the time bomb ticking and those who can defuse it refuse to act?  That is the situation we are in right now. Read more…

Musing #2: Truth Speaking vs Fear Mongering

February 27, 2011.  Fear mongerer: one who uses fear to influence the opinions and actions of others towards some specific end. The feared object is sometimes exaggerated, and the pattern of fear mongering is usually one of repetition (adapted from Wikipedia).

Why is it that scientists who pronounce that electrosmog may be harmful to health are called “fear mongerers”?  Obviously it is to discredit them by implying that they are exaggerating the threat and somehow are gaining something by this action, perhaps attention. Read more…

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