Perils of living in a seamlessly connected world

Parminder Singh Gohal
Filed on December 28, 2019

Radiation is a form energy or particles transmission through space.

Since the dawn of civilisation sun has been the biggest source of radiation which is natural. Today human civilization is surrounded by man-made radiation. We have gone wireless in every field without considering the cost that we are paying for living in such a seamlessly connected world. Lifestyle is changing every day and more comforts are promised by this digital connectivity.

But we should stop and assess how such radiations are affecting us. It is time to understand how radiations and 'electrosmog' are affecting our daily lives. We are exposed to microwaves and electrosmog at workplaces and home. Schools, hospitals, airports, even shopping malls and public spaces - all these places are dazzling with lights and wireless facilities.

Now these are intangible sources that could be having an adverse impact on our health, much like excessive smoking or drinking does. But unlike a pack of cigarettes that comes with the health warning, 'smoking is injurious to health', no message of public interest has been issued for radiations. There is no word on the precautions one should take or suggestions if we should avoid them.

Radiation is a form energy or particles transmission through space. As we enter the new year, in 2020 let us embark upon a mission to educate and make mankind aware of the proper use of electrical devices and be safe from EMRs or EMFs or radiations. Of all the pollutants, electrosmog is most affecting as this cannot be seen, smelled, or heard. There's a lot of information available on this and the devices that offer radiation protection. It such needs to be disseminated. - Parminder Singh Gohal, Dubai

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