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English Hippies: Wifi Causing ‘Brain Fog’ and ‘Loss of Creativity’

You just can’t make this stuff up: Turn off that Wi-Fi network — it’s disturbing our chakras. That’s what many residents of Glastonbury, a lovely medieval town turned New Age hub in southwestern England, are demanding the local government do. Ever since the town’s free municipal wireless broadband network went online in May, people have been complaining of, as an online petition puts it, “headaches, dizziness, nausea, severe tiredness, brain fog, disorientation and loss of appetite, loss of balance, inability to concentrate, loss of creativity” — all ailments an examining physician would find it difficult to prove or disprove. These

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Sharia law now enforced in… Britian?

How is this possible? Here’s the story from the UK’s TimesOnline. Now before we all get to hysterical over this it seems that this was less an act of the British government and more a bit of acrobatic loophole diving on the part of Muslim Arbitration Tribunal. And it seems that the court only has authority if both sides agree to give it authority. But, none the less, “rulings issued by a network of five sharia courts are enforceable with the full power of the judicial system”. A development that is quite disturbing.

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