Originally posted by Chaos Lord
My cousin was reaised in an apartment with HIGH voltage power lines less than 100ft from his _....He died from Leukiemia as well at the age of
There are people that have leukemia that are close by power lines.
There are people that have leukemia that are far away from power lines.
There are people that have leukemia that are in big cities.
There are people that have leukemia that are in the rural countryside.
There are people that have leukemia that have city water
There are people that have leukemia that have well water.
There are people that have leukemia that (fill in the blank)
But when you look at the statistics, no correlation can be found.
One statement that is often used is “ There is more people with leukemia close by power lines than far away from them” The reason for that is
there is more people living close by power line than far away. People normally gravitate to places with power lines and civilization. But
statistically, based on population, there is no statistical difference.
It is a natural human condition to try to locate “anything” responsible for causing a tragedy that may befall you or your family.
That is why people made up fictional god of thunder, wind, and earth
To try to create something they can point to as the cause of their unfortunate problems.
It is only natural that when someone suffers such an unfortunate disease, that they try to make the connection with something that has been a visual
irritation to them in the past.
It is natural to try to make the connection, but it doesn’t mean that it’s the cause.
[edit on 2-9-2010 by Mr Tranny]