(RoyalPatriot.com )- A Dr. Phil episode that aired on Tuesday featured a fight between two guests over whether people should have microchips implanted in their bodies.
An anonymous anti-microchip proponent said in the introduction that it is risky to implant computers into people surgically.
The person called himself “R,” saying, “Surgically implanting computers into humans is dangerous. Just how dangerous? We don’t know yet, because that’s how they release technology,”
R said it is safe for sale as long as it doesn’t instantly or nearly instantly kill you. Then five, ten, and twenty years later, we find out that it also causes cancer, autism, birth defects, and other things. But by that time, we were so reliant on technology that we decided to continue living with the illness.
R suggested that studying technology inside the body is a perilous new field.
“But these exposures, these are crazy. We’re talking about literally inside the body, point-blank range with zero distance day in day out for years on end. What impact will that have? We don’t know. But I can tell you it won’t be good,” he said.
Amal Graafstra, the founder and CEO of VivoKey Technologies, disputed R’s assertions.
He said the chips were immobile. They are entirely lacking in energy. They are “dead.”
What does having that chip in your body for 20 years on average do to 20,000 people, wondered R?
Then Graafstra replied, “Nothing. This particular material has been in use since the 1970s. There hasn’t been much indication of irritation of any kind.”
R cited earlier studies, and then Graafstra seemed to contextualize them for Dr. Phil and the audience.
Three studies were cited, but he pointed out that they were all tumor research studies in animals that had either been chemically or genetically engineered to develop tumors for study purposes.
He said that the data is being used dishonestly.
“There are people who want to profit from this, people who write specific books and use specific scare tactics, and they use these studies to say, ‘Look, it’s bad, and this is all coming for you, and we want to sell you a book.’”
Dr. Phil chimed in, “You must consider the risk-to-reward ratio. For instance, 1.43 million people worldwide have pacemakers, which deliver electrical impulses to the body. Two hundred thousand people currently use brain implants to manage Parkinson’s disease and other conditions.”
R seems to have a chip… on his shoulder.