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Put the Brakes on the 5G Revolution Before It's Too Late

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Over the last year, since we've moved from Kentucky to Westport CT, I've been an active member in a group of retired men. It's somehow associated with the YMCA and is catchily called "The Ys Men." Most of the members are former CEOs, lawyers, artists, scientists, academicians, small businessmen, local politicians, and otherwise smart people and community leaders. As such, they represent the epitome of community wise men.

Since joining, I've been part of a Current Events Discussion Group that meets every other Monday from 8:30 a.m. to 9:45. Usually about 50 men show up. At the end of each meeting, participants suggest and vote on the topic for the gathering to follow.

Last week, I proposed that at our next meeting, we discuss a film I had recently seen "5G Apocalypse: Extinction Event." And my motion carried. So, in less than two weeks, we'll discuss what I consider one of the most disturbing documentaries I've ever come across. You can access it here. What follows is the result of viewing the film several times and reading related material. It's made me skeptical about the 5G rollout.

The Film Itself

"5G Apocalypse: Extinction Event" addresses the advent of the Fifth Generation (5G) of cell phone technology, which it portrays not only as a severe health threat, but as a menace to our freedom as citizens of a constitutional democracy.

The documentary actually makes three arguments. The first is that 5G technology even as presented by industry and government represents a severe threat to human and environmental health. The second is that those same representations are false; 5G technology emits not only supposedly harmless radio waves, but undeniably harmful radar and microwaves far beyond acceptable levels. The documentary's third argument is that such emissions secretly generated from s.m.a.r.t. products are ultimately weaponized for purposes of crowd-control to track people's movements and subdue them in case of insurrection.

In developing those points, "Extinction Event" presents on the one hand the pro-5G testimony of Federal Communications Commission chairperson, Tom Wheeler, his successor, Ajit Pai, as well as other spokespersons from corporations such as Verizon and Motorola. On the other hand, it offers damning critique from a long array of scientists, military personnel, investigative journalists, politicians, and activists calling attention to the extreme dangers of 5G technology.

The Apparent Debate

As presented in the film, the proponents of the new technology stand united in fast tracking its implementation. We are in a race, they argue, with China, India, and the European Union for getting on top of this latest communications phenomenon. If our competitors (especially Chinese) prevail, it will mean we have ceded to foreigners the capacity to dominate the globe not only economically, but politically.

However, if successful with their proposed rush to market, Americans instead of the Chinese, Europeans, Indians or Russians will emerge in the dominant position just referenced. But, according to Wheeler, Pai and industry spokespersons, success hinges on the government suspending its regulatory power and upon cutting through "red tape" that would otherwise hinder the new technology's rollout. Here, "red tape" refers to delays caused by human and environmental impact studies.

In other words, industry leaders' haste to secure competitive advantage rules out any government oversight as well as public debate about health and surveillance implications of 5G. One advocate even suggests suspension of the Tenth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, which assigns all (regulatory) powers to the states or people unless expressly delegated to the Federal Government. Evidently, the purpose of such suspension would be to unconstitutionally prevent local communities from opting out of 5G's technological imperative.

In exchange for such laissez-faire measures, industry representatives promise a utopian future of high-speed internet, enhanced global connections and billions of dollars in profit for the communications giants.

By way of contrast, critics of the new technology warn of an impending apocalypse. Hundreds of peer-reviewed studies, they say, indicate that 5G technology will:

  • Install cell towers and antennas at the rate of 250 per square mile exposing every inch of the earth to harmful radiation 100 times that of current exposure
  • Cause cellular stress, increased risk of cancer, genetic damage, reproductive issues, memory loss, and Alzheimer's syndrome
  • Threaten to kill pollinators such as bees and to render the earth's very soil infertile
  • Change the migratory patterns of birds
  • Make weather predictions more difficult
  • Dwarf the threat to human health represented by tobacco and cigarettes

Of course, the cigarette analogy recalls for 5G resisters the power of harmful industries to hire and mobilize scientists, academicians and the mainstream media to advance "alternative facts" contradicting the alleged consensus of their counterparts. In the case of the 5G controversy, critics point out, such dissenting studies generally appear in the mainstream media alongside ads sponsored by Verizon, AT&T, and other phone giants with vested interests not only in this new technology, but in selling it to an unsuspecting public.

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At first I hesitated to refer to 5G as a "boondoggle." But now I'm convinced it is. The technology is simply unnecessary -- and very threatening. Please tell me if I'm wrong and why.

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Mike, thanks for this excellent article - very well researched with lots facts and conclusions.

I wish you were mistaken, but this is a wake up call like no other. Already 4G has gravely affected many people:

https://wearetheevidence.org/

Scientists call for 5G moratorium:

https://vimeo.com/123468632

This article recently ran in Activist Post which covers the EMF issue exceeding well. The second half clearly points out the dire health consequences:

https://www.activistpost.com/2019/11/what-do-you-mean-when-you-say-5g.html

My husband worked in tech for his whole career. In fact, he wrote the original source code for a popular 3G cellphone for a French tech company.. He said the industry uses the term 'matured' when one level of tech has hit the wall and no longer is selling. Then newly developed tech replaces it for a new round of sales.

What he believes is they'll roll out and sell all the new 5G tech and it will take some time for people to recognize the health consequences (like with asbestos,etc.). Only at that point the toxic tech will be rolled back.

I am absolutely convinced this has nothing to do with faster downloads or next generation devices and everything to do with bringing in a social credit system similiar to what China is currently engaged in.

Read anything about it - it's a living nightmare of absolute servitude and if one is not already deathly ill from the 5G MIMO, beamforming, phased array radiation which are SPIKES not waves, then you'll probably feel life isn't worth living anyway when every part of your being is controlled.

Good luck with your presenation, Mike and please let us know how it goes - and many thanks for this article and spreading the word.


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Thanks, Helen, for such a full and informative response. There are so many articles currently written on this vital topic. Just the day before yesterday, the Wall Street Journal published a whole section on 5G -- with almost nothing about health and environmental concerns. I'm still surprised that the NYT published Broad's article with its false claim that critics and skeptics about 5G publish only in disreputable sources. I'm looking forward to our Ys Men discussion next week.

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I'm looking forward to hearing how it goes!

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Dear Helen,

Our Ys Men's group met this morning to discuss 5G. Here is my report:

https://mikerivageseul.wordpress.com/2019/11/18/reflections-on-a-meeting-about-5g/

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Why does Israel lag on 5G roll out?


The microwave transmissions of 5G are similar MHz to military crowd control applications where the skins molecular structure is converted into peroxynitrites that break down the cell wall and allows for calcium toxicity to commence.


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The "Apocalypse" film is really good on this point. No one else I've seen addresses it.

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I neglected to include an article about LED streetlights in conjunction with 5G applications. .tenco-tech.com/news/3/214.html

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I found this article interesting too. click here

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Mike, I have become well aware of, and frightened by, 5G. It just so happens I have posted two articles on 5G including one about the same film your article is about, "5G Apocalypse: Extinction Event." The one about 5G and microchips was not written very well. When I wrote it I forgot to include the most important part regarding microchips so I modified it and just threw it in at the top of the article.

I am writing a series called, "Connecting the dots." I wrote the "5G and Microchips" article before I started the series and decided later to call it "Dot2a."

(Dot2a) 5G and Microchips. Total Control of We the People. Look Out, Here It Comes

Dot2: 5G Apocalypse, "The Extinction Event"

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Thanks for sharing this, David. I'm sorry I missed your series. Of course, I'll follow it from now on. Keep up the good work.

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Very well written and factually correct. I'm really happy to see this at the top of OEN's "Top content."

You might improve it by explaining in the fifth paragraph that the differences between 5G and what people know as "radio waves" are first, the higher frequencies of 5G in the millimeter band, which has not been used for mobile communications before, and second, the use of phased array technology in the infrastructure and any 5G-enabled devices. Phased arrays have been used in radar (PAVE PAWS), VLF submarine communications, and HAARP of conspiracy theory fame. They produce concentrated coherent beams of energy that can be steered instantaneously and are necessary to penetrate walls that millimeter frequency would otherwise be incapable of, so as to reach IoT devices and enable automated driving and so on.

The one saving grace of millimeter waves, which are more powerful than lower frequencies, is that they don't penetrate as deeply into the body as other microwaves (the band from 1 mm to 1 meter), but still cause concern about skin cancer and eye disorders. But phased array beams will penetrate anything in their way.

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Thanks, Patricia. This is an important clarification, as I've heard proponents of 5G dismiss concerns because of what they describe as the benign nature of standard radio waves.

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FYI, per Annie Logical, the woman who runs the 5G-Mass Action Campaign in the U.K. - she says Mark Steele, the guy who is featured in the 5G documentary, is controlled opposition: click here

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Proof of something beomg 5G doesn't mean it's not a grave concern.

Too much energy spent on proving Mark Steele is controlled opposition. This has been said of nearly ever activist in the field. What I finally realized is the power elites control everything and they allow the truthers/activists to say truth snippets as well as lies. Nearly every one of the activists that I've trusted has thrown a curved ball at one point.. And sometime a curved ball is shouting 'CONTROLLED OPPOSITION'.

So, I've gone back to basics. Are people becoming sensitive, ill and is nature being attacked?

I experieced LED lighting reactions in the UK when I crossed the new Mersey bridge and when I stayed with someone in Cheshire. I didn't see how I could do a fourth night at their house surrounded by the newer LED streetlamps outside. I felt so ill even on the first night. Really torture. The home owner has an eye condition now plus unexplainable spots all over her body.

LED lighting is toxic and is doing damage, 5G or not. THIS is what needs to be highlighted, not that it's 5G or not.

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Another article posted on OEN on the EMF/5G issue: click here MUST READ BELOW - link incude in the above article. For anyone who hasn't already experienced dirty electricity, it's like being tied to an electric chair....and what do you know? Fiber optics is bringing it to you even when it's not directly wired to your house: click here

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Mike, please take a look at this - thanks:

http://www.oscillatorium.com/sitebuildercontent/sitebuilderfiles/brainemf100618.pdf

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xekaCpGK3QA

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Thanks so much for sharing these very helpful maps. They are so detailed and articulate. Given my age, I suppose, I immediately went to the one on Alzheimers syndrome. Scary. I'll share these with my Ys Men friends.

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I am proudly a self proclaimed Luddite and I have an aluminum foil covered Wizard's Hat. I do not have a cell phone and all my digital stuff is on wires. This has not been easy.

It is not hard see the degradation in face to face human interactions when cell phones are present. Most people are so addicted, they cannot even once on a bet leave their phone at home to try the experiment/adventure of sitting in on a conversation where they are the only one not being hassled by tech. I am constantly amazed at how the newest tech gets "sold" to normal people who don't want to know that they don't need it and sorta know that the last tech item made their live more complicated and edgy but this new garbage will be different.

5G is a whole new level of madness. The only reason I can see for the full court press to cram it on us is its weapons potential. This new rollout is beyond Orwell's Big Brother visions. If you have a cell phone, you are already in Orwell's "1984" reality.

Hunter gatherers had more satisfying lives than the ones our tech revolution has brought us. But the corporate masters say we cannot even consider this so just pretend I never said it.

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But you did say it, Chuck. And I'm glad you did. There is so much wisdom in your words. We have become products of this new technology. It shapes us rather than our shaping it for specifically human purposes which were better grasped by the hunters and gatherers you reference. Thanks again.

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The odd thing is that I find myself in agreement with the US surveillance state not because they will not have the access to all of the west's digital communication as they do now, but because if they drag their feet long enough even as they fund US corps R&D and protest adoption of the Chinese standard, the resultant delay of the US 5G roll out with give those of us against the security state more time to stop 5G from growing further in NYC and killing the rest of US before the surveillance state and its deep state lackeys perform a wholesale roll out in the US.

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