Cell Phone Society

In Case You're Bored

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At the risk of sounding like a cranky old person, I have had this blog topic on my mind for quite some time. Look around you in any public space and count how many people are captivated by their phones in that moment. It’s probably a striking majority. Cell phones are quickly becoming an essential in order to function in our society, but can they also lead to dis-function?

I’m certainly not writing to bash their convenience, their capabilities, or tell you not to use one. I love what my phone allows me to do. I just wish people would take more time to look up.

What did we do in awkward situations before we could fake-text and be fake-occupied? Did more people take the stairs? I am rather guilty of this cell phone reliance myself, and it’s a habit I’ve been trying to…

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