February 24th, 2013 15:11 EST
RFID Chips to be Implanted in Humans? Rumor or Reality?
"When it comes down to it, the only thing that matters when we hear some off the wall information is if we choose to believe or not, if that information we just heard is really a rumor or could it be a reality?" (Anselm, R.)
Nowadays, with everything we hear on the news and on the Internet, it`s difficult to determine what is true and what is false. For me, whereas, I think in a scientific way, I have to have concrete evidence to believe that something is true.
One piece of information out there in cyberspace, and I say cyberspace because I am not fully convinced this is really going to happen and probably a lot of you have not even heard about it yet. According to a rumor, I read the new law for Obamacare will require all American citizens to have a microchip implanted in their hand or forehead by March of this year. I heard this is not true and just a rumor but who knows.
To get a feel for what is being said in this article you have to first understand the definition of an RFID Microchip. According to Wikipedia, "Radio-frequency identification (RFID) is the use of a wireless non-contact system that uses radio-frequency electromagnetic fields to transfer data from a tag attached to an object, for the purposes of automatic identification and tracking." (TheSop.org)
So, from this definition you are basically being turned into a human homing pigeon. The government would be tracking your every move and would know your whereabouts twenty-four seven. This could be a good thing if you happen to be a criminal or a terrorist but if you are like me and are just your average hard-working American that pays your taxes and bills on time then I don`t want the government up in my business. We all know how the rumor mill is out there so this could only be a rumor and If this is just a rumor then ...
This information about the implantation of the RFID microchip in humans probably holds the same truth to it as did all the hype we heard about Y2K if you look at it from just one scenario of many out there. When Y2K was in full swing and there was supposed to be the possibility of total chaos happening when the year changed from 1999 to 2000. Everyone who thought in survival terms went out and stocked their basements full of food, clothing, medicine, guns, ammunition and everything else imaginable they thought they may need if the chaos became a reality. These people spent a lot of their hard earned money for no reason except to buy a lot of things they really did not need.
I remember hearing rumors before midnight on New Year`s Eve in 1999, saying to go to the Teller Machine and get a copy of your bank account statement to prove the amount shown in your account was in writing because there was the possibility that when the hour of Midnight struck and everyone was kissing each other and welcoming in the New Year that all electronics could be totally wiped out which meant all your bank account information amongst other numerous things had the possibility of becoming something of the past.
We all know what really happened, not a darn thing. All the hype about Y2K was nothing more than rumors started by whomever and made as much sense as a boat sailing down the river with no bottom.
The year 2000 flowed in softer and smoother than a baby`s bottom after getting their diaper changed and their little buns powdered up. The sun came up the next day and life went on as usual without a hitch but with anything you hear in life, there could be some truth to it,
If this is true and may have the possibility of becoming a reality then...there would have to be proof that this is real. As we read more about this your internal thoughts start to go from being skeptical to I am not sure. Another article and audio interview you can reference on this is also on theSOP (The Student Operated Press) website entitled, Man Wakes Up After 72 hours to Find Microchip in Ear and Shoulder. Read the text and listen to the interview to form your own opinion.
From the positive side of this there was actually a British Professor of Cybernetics named Kevin Warwick who did implant a microchip in his arm back in 1998. There have even been night club owners mostly over in Europe who offered to implant their VIP customers that would be given the option to use the chip to sort of establish a bar tab or account and be able to pay for their drinks this way.
I guess this would be a good idea if you are a regular lush at the bar and don`t mind a little pain of getting a chip implanted in your forehead to pay for you alcohol habit this way instead of just pulling out a little cash from your pocket or swiping a credit card.
On the other hand, if you are one of those people that have an IQ a little lower than the temperature in Minneapolis, Minnesota on an early January morning and you say, "Dude, what a great idea! I would love to be implanted with a cool microchip in my forehead and become a walking computer server! Let`s do it now in case I forget how to go from my bedroom to my car parked just outside the front door. I could have the government track me like a GPS Monitor! ow!"
There are health risks associated with any surgery especially surgery that may involve implanting electronics in the human body. We just were not made to be plugged in a wall socket or run on batteries.
According to David B. Smith, the author of "Using Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Technology in Humans in the United States for Total Control, "Smith gives the examples of health risks such as adverse tissues reaction, migration of implanted transponder, compromised information security, failure of implanted transponder, failure of insertion, failure of electronic scanner, electromagnetic interference, electrical hazards, magnetic resonance imaging incompatibility and needle stick" (38). Such risks exist for anyone undergoing an implantation procedure." (waflesatnoon.com)
So, If you are sleeping and you hear a loud knock at your front door in the middle of the night, you look through your tiny peep hole to see who is out there before you make the decision to open the door or not and you see two men dressed in black, at which point you have to decide, do I open the door or not?
The choice is yours, but if you decide to open the door be prepared for anything because those men standing there might just be paying you a late night visit to plant one of the high-tech microchips in you, turning you into a walking homing pigeon.
The question is what do you believe? Is this a rumor or soon to become a reality?
Will Obamacare Require RFID Chips in Humans by March 23 2013? (http://wafflesatnoon.com/2012/12/01/will-obamacare-require-rfid-chips-in-humans-by-march-23-2013/) Retrieved 2013.
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