We receive numerous requests for information about products that allegedly shield the human body from electro-magnetic fields (EMF) emitted by cell phones, computers, wifi, and other devices. While there is evidence that some forms of EMF exposure increase the risk of cancer, consumers need to beware of the burgeoning market for so-called EMF shields than are often more hype than help.
AL writes: “I don’t understand the point of this blog – what you call a “New Age Q&A” – as if the New Age is something dark and evil. It’s just a bunch of harmless alternatives and self-help ideas. What’s the big deal?”
JR writes: “Do you have any information on a Friar Elias of the Grace Mercy Order who is claiming to receive messages or “transmissions” from Our Lady? It seems there is no oversight of a superior, there is no investigation … nothing. He is all over YouTube.”
LL asks: “There is so much spiritual confusion out there! People are blending all kinds of beliefs and practices, Christian, Hindu, New Age. How are we supposed to tell what’s Christian and what isn’t without having to read the catechism from front cover to back?”
GD writes: “I am so tired of being lured into the season’s so-called “hit” movies for kids, only to get there and find out that they are filled with New Agey ideas, violence, bad language, etc. Is The Grinch okay for kids to see or should we take a pass on it?”
Thanks to an astute reader of our blog, we were alerted to the fact that there is a strong connection between the online gaming sensation, Minecraft, and the enormously popular Slenderman Internet meme that has been linked to attempted murder and other violence by teens.