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Traffic signals embedded in ground because of smart phone use

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posted on Apr, 27 2016 @ 03:40 PM
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a reply to: Biigs

Ban all ipods, destroy all sunglasses. Don't you dare try to read a newspaper in public. These technology freaks. End of humanity I tell ya... END OF HUMANITY!!




posted on Apr, 27 2016 @ 03:44 PM
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originally posted by: pl3bscheese
a reply to: Biigs

Ban all ipods, destroy all sunglasses. Don't you dare try to read a newspaper in public. These technology freaks. End of humanity I tell ya... END OF HUMANITY!!


When your driving, its illegal in any country that has a huge number of mobile phone users.

If being distracted didnt cause any accidents, no one would be involved in any car crashes related to using a phone at the same time. Smartphones are even worse imo. forget short txt messages, you can read full length emails and facebook, surf the net watch porn etc and so on.

It just makes the most logical sense. When you are walking forward you look where your going for a reason, but your a squishy human so the damage caused is simply a bump and pure embarrassment - no tickets needed!



posted on Apr, 27 2016 @ 03:46 PM
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originally posted by: Biigs

originally posted by: pl3bscheese
a reply to: Biigs

Ban all ipods, destroy all sunglasses. Don't you dare try to read a newspaper in public. These technology freaks. End of humanity I tell ya... END OF HUMANITY!!


When your driving, its illegal in any country that has a huge number of mobile phone users.


So... that's a lie. Just hope you realize you're lying.

You know what's foreign to me? Having a need to look directly at something to know what's going on with it. If I take an initial scan of my environment, the relevant objects will remain in mind until they have long passed. It requires so little cognitive resources. As does texting, or checking my email. I get that there's a lot of dumb people who can't seem to remain focused while doing simple tasks, but that's always been the case. We shouldn't cater to the lowest common denominator.


edit on 27-4-2016 by pl3bscheese because: (no reason given)



posted on Apr, 27 2016 @ 03:49 PM
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posted on Apr, 27 2016 @ 03:51 PM
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a reply to: Biigs

Yes, you absolutely are, but if you're too dense to realize this after reading your own list... ookay then!



posted on Apr, 27 2016 @ 03:53 PM
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originally posted by: pl3bscheese
a reply to: Biigs

Yes, you absolutely are, but if you're too dense to realize this after reading your own list... ookay then!


Should i have simply said most instead of any country?

IM SO SORRY.



posted on Apr, 27 2016 @ 03:55 PM
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a reply to: Biigs

You should have been honest the first or second go. You lied to try and push a point because it can't stand on the facts alone. Either that or you're genuinely that intellectually lazy. To top it off you attempt to make it seem as if I'm at fault for bothering to call it out. It's pathetic, but your own choice.



posted on Apr, 27 2016 @ 03:55 PM
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originally posted by: Biigs


When your driving, its illegal in any country that has a huge number of mobile phone users.



Proof that this is inaccurate

In the US, its not up to the Grotesque Behemoth Known As Uncle Sam (GBKUS for short) to determine the standard highway laws. Its up to the states.

Now, GBKUS will blackmail the states to force them into compliance ("Adopt these standards or you lose funding"). But GBKUS doesn't set the law.

As well they shouldn't. I can text and drive all day long and never have a wreck. There just aren't that many cars on the road, and we drive 30 mph everywhere. How do i know I won't wreck? A decade of experience.



posted on Apr, 27 2016 @ 03:58 PM
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originally posted by: pl3bscheese
a reply to: Biigs

You should have been honest the first or second go. You lied to try and push a point because it can't stand on the facts alone. Either that or you're genuinely that intellectually lazy. To top it off you attempt to make it seem as if I'm at fault for bothering to call it out. It's pathetic, but your own choice.


Well i apologise, you could have helped me out with a more correct asnwer but you straight up called me a lier.

I took at look at that list and saw a score of yes to cell driving bans and made my post.

Lets not let the thread drift about my faulty reply or knee jerk defense post.

The list shows that there are a huge number of countrys that have these bans and thats all i wanted to bring to the table. We ok now?



posted on Apr, 27 2016 @ 04:36 PM
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a reply to: peppycat
Somebody of a conspiracy turn of mind could call that predictive programming.



posted on Apr, 27 2016 @ 04:37 PM
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I read somewhere recently that as time goes by,the IQ of the human race is gradually dropping at a linear rate,i.e. the average ancient Egyptian in the street at the time they built the pyramids was a smart as today's scientists.I'd say it's now turned into an exponential plunge downwards and won't be long before this brilliant science fiction film comes true.Actually it might not be fiction and is more likely to be a documentary that has been sent back in time from 500 years in the future......



The gist of this is that a hooker and army librarian get put into suspended animation and wake up 500 years in the future when the whole world is populated by the offspring of trailer trash and they're the smartest people alive.

Back on topic and yes it's getting bad that we rely on our smartphones to 'tell' us to do things,or when it's not safe to do 'things' when all we need to do is to open our damned eyes and look around us.A mate of mine has a fitness app on his iPhone and it awards him points or something like that and he will only go to the gym when his phones tells him to.

They're turning today's young generation into a bunch of zombies incapable of forming proper social skills.I was in Florida a few years ago and pulled off the interstate for a mid afternoon drink at a Mc.Donalds that coincided with school leaving time.I watched a line of kids marching out of school and every single one of the wasn't speaking a word to their friends next to them and were literally glued to their phones,or I had I accidentally wandered onto the set of the Walking Dead on any other generic zombie flick?I'm sure I could hear this playing quietly in the background........




posted on Apr, 27 2016 @ 04:56 PM
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originally posted by: Imagewerx
I read somewhere recently that as time goes by,the IQ of the human race is gradually dropping at a linear rate,


Id be interested in where this comes from. Not that I disbelieve it....but I pretty much disbelieve it.

My assumption currently is that human capacity for intelligence has not changed. How that intelligence is used, on the other hand....the ancient Egyptians didn't have LOLCATS and Super Mario Brothers to take up precious mental capacity.

I think the avatar of the current era is "Junk". Junk food is making us far less healthy, and junk food for our brains has given us a net reduction in logic processing capability.

That said: I think another aspect of this is the difference between linear and progressive logic. I think our broad base of life experience with technology may cause us to utilize intellectual processing power in more abstract, linear ways. As opposed to the more concret, progressive thought patterns that would be more useful without technology.



posted on Apr, 28 2016 @ 03:01 AM
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a reply to: bigfatfurrytexan

It was in some sort of science magazine in a doctors waiting room,I've searched online for the same information but haven't found it so far.

People always think it's the other way round and will assume things like 'The pyramids couldn't have been built by the ancient Egyptians because they didn't have the technology,therefore aliens.They were fantastic problem solvers and proved they didn't need GPS and lasers to get big things built.Need to get that 20 ton block of limestone way up there today but we can't Google it for another 4,500 years? No problem,call the skilled labourers agency,get ropes and logs and get the hell on with it!



posted on Jul, 21 2016 @ 03:07 PM
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a reply to: Skid Markmy dear woman friend that I sit with often on the bus and I had a discussion about call phone use. She suggested I throw it down the drain/river..dam and I liked the idea, yet we agree on not polluting the planet.
So finally after months of not seeing her, I ran out of minutes and cash, thank god, and haven't used a cell phone... flip ohoe.
I'm trying not to get anfrey hearing a phone ring, luckily the ground line is not bugging name with telemarketing/spam
Anyways just revisiting this thread and the discussions are really interesting, here... maybe I will read them?

a great day, thanks for posting in this thread...i'm off this computer for a bit
Appreciate your acknowledgements in this thread and others.
I will be spending time off the computer and focusing on other things, soon.
Thanks for being nice.




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