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What is a SLIder you ask? A SLIder is someone who has strange phenomenon occur, particularly to electrical devices, while in their presence. This can include, but is not limited to -
- Appliances such as lamps or TV's go on and off without being touched.
- Light bulbs constantly blow when a SLIder tries to turn a light on or off.
- Volume levels on TV's, radios, or stereos change on their own.
- Wrist watches stop working.
- Children's electronic toys start by themselves whenever a SLIder is present.
- Credit Cards and other magnetically encoded cards are damaged or erased when in a SLIder's possession.
- Cell phones calls will be interrupted by static or the call will be dropped.
- Street lights will turn off when a SLIder is near and then turn themselves back on after the SLIder has passed by.
- Photographic equipment may malfunction or photographs will look bleached out or be out of focus.
- Computers will malfunction - freeze or reboot on their own.
The term SLIder stands for Street Light Interference. This phenomenon was first noticed occurring to street lights, probably because street lights were among some of the first electrical devices among the public.
What causes these strange occurrences to happen? It is speculated that this effect might be caused by electronic impulses in the brain. All of our thoughts and movements are the result of electrical impulses generated by the brain. These electrical impulses travel back and forth through a person's nerves, spinal cord and brain and in turn generate an electromagnetic field. Something every person has. Most SLIders seem to have an unusually strong electromagnetic field. Could these electrical impulses also affect things outside the body?
British researcher, Hilary Evans compiled hundreds of reports of SLIder interference. These reports can be found in his book, SLIders: The Enigma of Streetlight Interference . Through these reports, Evans determined that SLI is not a conscious action, but appears to occur when the SLIder is in an extreme emotional state (extreme anger and extreme sadness being the top two emotions felt). It's possible that this extreme emotional state creates an excess amount of (electrical) energy which in turn may travel through the air (ether) and interfere with the electromagnetic field of an electronic item.
Formal studies have not been done - the scientific community has a hard time believing in something which cannot be seen. But many researchers of the unknown feel that the energy of a location (geomagnetic/geo-electrical/vibrational) can enhance the phenomenon and even amplify a person's electromagnetic field, thus causing the SLI effect to be stronger and occur more frequently.
Now, back to Sasquatch.
Many researchers have found that trail cameras (a.k.a. game cameras) will malfunction when placed in areas with known or suspected Sasquatch activity. Pictures taken on trail cameras will often appear white (or 'bleached out') or be of an unusual color. Date and time stamps will read incorrectly or batteries will go dead unusually fast. Videos taken will also have unusual portions - similar to what happens with trail cam photos.
People who have interacted with Sasquatch report unusual electrical activity. Anything from static electricity in the air to the feel of a jolt of electricity running through a person's body. What if Sasquatch is able to access the electrical energy created by his own body and project that electromagnetic field outwards, causing electrical devices to malfunction? Or perhaps even to disorient his prey so that he may get a meal? There are humans who are able to do this - project their 'energy' outwards. Have you ever been in a group of people when you just 'knew' someone had arrived without actually seeing him or her? You were picking up on that person's energy as they entered the room.
The movie, OHMAWING, addresses this 'electrical phenomenon' associated with Sasquatch.
Many researchers report that Sasquatch activity lessens when trail cameras or auditory recording devices are put in place. Could the same electrical ability which Sasquatch uses to disable electronics make him sensitive to the electric fields generated by those devices? Thus allowing him to avoid areas where cameras are located? There are humans who are sensitive to electrical fields generated by various household devices as well as cell towers and high voltage power lines.
Many animals are sensitive to the earth's magnetic fields and use that ability to guide them in their migrations. If we humans weren't bombarded by the various sources of electrical/magnetic interference in the ether, would we not also be better 'in tune' to the Earth's energies around us?