Pushing Limits, for September 6, 2013 - 2:30pm
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Imagine getting an internet connection in your house and five hours later getting a massive
headache. Or, letting PG &E install a smart meter in the morning and getting the sniffles in the
middle of the afternoon. You go for a walk and begin to feel better, but when you pass a Starbucks or return home, your symptoms start again. After a few days of feeling bad, you tell your doctor that electronics seem to be making you sick. The doc looks at you puzzled or orders a psychiatric evaluation.
Being sensitive to electronics is not a psychiatric disability. It is a common phenomenon
experienced by 3% - 6% of people internationally. Today, we talk to Susan Molloy and Steen Hviid about Electronic Sensitivity. Susan and Steen live in the high desert of Arizona among a community of persons from all over the world who experience electronic sensitivity. Listen as they talk about their lives and the challenges they face as they resist the ever-increasing grid.
Plus, Cheryl Marie Wade was a powerful artist with a disability, a woman who lived off the grid of
convention. We offer a brief memorial.
This program is hosted by Adrienne Lauby and produced by Jacob Lesner-Buxton.