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originally posted by: asmall89
a reply to: SlapMonkey
Cars and cellphones may seem like a luxury but society forces it to be a necessity. There is very little public transportation in much of the USA. Also most roads in these western cities in Colorado and other states are not friendly bicyclists or motorbikes. Many students also commute to school because they live with their parents to save on housing costs. So to say a car or gas is not a necessity that is not always the case for an individual.
cellphone not a necessity? I think it is becoming one. Who uses landlines anymore? How are you supposed to communicate with your workplace and others without one?
Society has forced us to "need" many things we dont. It's not the students fault though. How do you think some students got to feeling entitled in the first place?