Why? Because they get one in touch with earth and we are far out of touch with earth. They are essentially the same thing as walking barefoot in that they make a connection with the earth.
But you do not want to wear them in electrical hazard areas, wet floors with poor wiring. But if you were raised with common sense you wouldn't walk barefoot there either. And also if you were raised with common sense you would have installed ground fault and arc fault circuits in your home per code.
Converse makes some for fireworks factory type workers and you can also buy the stocking strap over shoe type but basically there are not enough of these types of shoes on the market. We need more of these shoes on the market and this would bring the price down.
And sure someone will get electrocuted for walking barefoot or with these types of shoes and ruin the whole idea of walking barefoot?
Copyright 2012 Thomas Paul Murphy
Originally published at : www.themilwaukeeandwisconsinnews.blogspot.com