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Grrrrrrrrrr Apocalypse

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posted on Jul, 5 2018 @ 01:38 PM
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originally posted by: DBCowboy
a reply to: conspiracytheoristIAM

I think most people would be lost without their phones.



I have always maintained that GPS software makes people stupid.

‘A little embarrassed’: Woman follows car’s GPS straight into Lake Huron

Yet Another Person Listens to GPS App and Drives Car Into Lake

8 drivers who blindly followed their GPS into disaster

You should google for stories like those. There are many.


edit on 5-7-2018 by loam because: (no reason given)




posted on Jul, 5 2018 @ 01:48 PM
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originally posted by: muzzleflash

originally posted by: Jefferton
I'm 38, and I feel the same way.
I work for a hotel, and these days when I see people gathered around the pool to enjoy the sun, they are all staring at their stupid devices.
The world indeed did end, and people are too busy liking and swiping to notice.

I feel very alone in the world. Damned dirty apes!


Why does it matter what other people do if it doesn't hurt anyone?
I don't really get it.

I only care about what I do at the pool, so long as no one ruins it for me (crapping in the pool, fighting, etc).

Why does everyone think that being nosy and criticizing other's behavior is so virtuous? It actually is immoral and immature to focus on other people and pass judgment like this.


Yeah, but you have to admit, it's a really fun way to pass the time...



posted on Jul, 5 2018 @ 01:49 PM
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a reply to: loam

Maybe it's a good idea we get self driving cars.

LOL.

Da eff.



posted on Jul, 5 2018 @ 02:03 PM
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a reply to: muzzleflash




But I can't even count the number of times that I'd rather stare at my phone (sometimes I don't even have it on, it could be dead) just so ppl will leave me alone and mind their own business.

Exactly, People are all now like you. They used to enjoy talking with strangers for a bit, someone new and really there.
Now they talk to their, LOL, Friends they never met and never will. Half of those probably supply fake photos and are nothing like they pretend to be.

I am glad many of you are still happy with the new ways, very Crowley of you.
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posted on Jul, 5 2018 @ 02:13 PM
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a reply to: conspiracytheoristIAM

Its kinda annoying.

There are more big cat in the river and less poles on the shore. Win!

My vote is to keep the willful ignorant willfully ignorant. They seem fine not having a 1000lb cow love your neck every morning or watch the dew glisten when the sun rises. If they be happy, good for them and us.

OK, her name is Porn Star and she is more like 500lb. Not a year yet and Dexter are small.
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posted on Jul, 5 2018 @ 02:35 PM
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a reply to: conspiracytheoristIAM

I can imagine when the young people reach your age they're going to have major neck problems from always looking down at their cell phones. Wouldn't be a bad idea for some young people to look into a career as a spine specialist or a Neurosurgeon. Seems like they'll be in demand in the not so distant future.



posted on Jul, 5 2018 @ 02:46 PM
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a reply to: conspiracytheoristIAM

Im with ya, and I'm only 32.
I recently got rid of my smart phone because it was becoming too distracting.
I feel pretty good now, especially because I'm only paying $11.00/month for my cell phone.

The irony is, that a month after getting rid of my phone, I was stopped at a red light and got creamed by some punk kid who ran a red light, because he was looking at his phone..
Grrrrrrrrrr!!



posted on Jul, 5 2018 @ 03:03 PM
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a reply to: SeaWorthy

Growing up pre device people would learn social cues from interacting face to face. Now they're missing a great part of what it was to be human. Loss of empathy is the big one in my view.


www.researchmaze.com...





There is some evidence that there has been a decrease in empathy in the last decade, especially in the United States. Although we’re not certain, misuse of technology could be one of the reasons of this decrease, according to some studies. For example, aggressive content and being exposed to characters who lack empathy may influence empathic concern negatively, whereas seeing prosocial acts on social media may help us enhance our empathy skills. Different features of social media and the content used in a given technological tool may also be important in this respect. For example, chatting, viewing photos, tagging photos, checking to see what someone is up to are driven by different motives and could be related to empathy in different ways – either positively and negatively. Another study showed that playing prosocial video games increases empathy.


We need technology; it makes our lives easier and more efficient. It provides us with vast opportunities to learn and grow. It makes us connected to others. But we also need satisfying, healthy social relationships. Empathy is one of the skills that we need to possess form and maintain such relationships. Let’s mind the way we use technology, rather than blaming technology.



posted on Jul, 5 2018 @ 03:05 PM
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originally posted by: underwerks
Most of us now have devices in the palm of our hands that allow us access to most of the information of our entire species. Along with every form of entertainment imaginable.

It’d be weird to me if people weren’t taking advantage of it.



It's great to have the knowledge and ability to access it.......but do you need to be on your device 24/7 ? I really don't care about the strangers , but when I try to talk to my grand kids and actually have to try and disarm them from their phones it's rude and sad....don't get to see them often....and now I only see them around the back of their frick'n phone. Also, when on a vacation adult or child , wouldn't it make sense to look around and see the sights rather then texting or games on your phone ?



posted on Jul, 5 2018 @ 03:10 PM
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Happy birthday. Will read your rant later. Have a lovely day .



posted on Jul, 5 2018 @ 03:44 PM
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Woah, so, mostly just the already-dead zombies think there is nothing wrong with the already-dead zombie apocalypse?

Interesting.





posted on Jul, 5 2018 @ 03:48 PM
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There is a wonderful lake along the coast of Oregon. It is high up on the coastal range. Surrounded by trees and forests.

It is always stocked with beautiful rainbow trout.


There are always choice spots along the lake to fish from.

It is quiet, serene.

Relaxing.


It also sits in a spot with no cell phone reception.





posted on Jul, 5 2018 @ 04:21 PM
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originally posted by: DBCowboy
There is a wonderful lake along the coast of Oregon. It is high up on the coastal range. Surrounded by trees and forests.

It is always stocked with beautiful rainbow trout.


There are always choice spots along the lake to fish from.

It is quiet, serene.

Relaxing.


It also sits in a spot with no cell phone reception.



So, how do you Facebook it?...




posted on Jul, 5 2018 @ 04:37 PM
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originally posted by: conspiracytheoristIAM

originally posted by: underwerks
Most of us now have devices in the palm of our hands that allow us access to most of the information of our entire species. Along with every form of entertainment imaginable.

It’d be weird to me if people weren’t taking advantage of it.



It's great to have the knowledge and ability to access it.......but do you need to be on your device 24/7 ? I really don't care about the strangers , but when I try to talk to my grand kids and actually have to try and disarm them from their phones it's rude and sad....don't get to see them often....and now I only see them around the back of their frick'n phone. Also, when on a vacation adult or child , wouldn't it make sense to look around and see the sights rather then texting or games on your phone ?


24x7? Might that not be an exaggeration? I hate to tell ya, Gramps, but your grand kids aren't that interested in you and really couldn't care less how often you see them. You're old and don't have that much to offer. Maybe the rude and sad part is you attempting to disarm them. Really. Games are more fun than looking at "the sights." When they get older and have to pay for "the sights," that's when they''ll pay attention.



posted on Jul, 5 2018 @ 04:42 PM
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a reply to: Jefferton


pfft.

I won't even tell older people about it.

It's mineminemine!


(post by conspiracytheoristIAM removed for a manners violation)

posted on Jul, 5 2018 @ 08:32 PM
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originally posted by: ttropia
a reply to: conspiracytheoristIAM

Its kinda annoying.

There are more big cat in the river and less poles on the shore. Win!

My vote is to keep the willful ignorant willfully ignorant. They seem fine not having a 1000lb cow love your neck every morning or watch the dew glisten when the sun rises. If they be happy, good for them and us.

OK, her name is Porn Star and she is more like 500lb. Not a year yet and Dexter are small.


Huh ? 🤪



posted on Jul, 6 2018 @ 03:51 AM
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originally posted by: conspiracytheoristIAM
Every time I tried to talk to someone who was devicing (guess this is my new word to describe), all I got was a look like .....why are you bothering me....hurry up and get it over with.......alright , you're old , so what do you want ? ......please , spit it out, so I can get back to my world.

WTF ??? So, what is your take ?



Sounds like people were doing what they wanted to do, and you're mad that they didnt drop everything to make a stranger their center of attention.
What did you expect? If someone is waiting for something they can either waste the time by staring around waiting for time to pass, or using it constructively by talking to friends, interacting on social media, or even on this site trying to figure out if the collapse of fiat currency is likely.



posted on Jul, 6 2018 @ 04:12 AM
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a reply to: Jefferton

Yeah well you'll take their cellphones "from their cold dead bodies."





posted on Jul, 6 2018 @ 04:13 AM
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a reply to: Jefferton




So, how do you Facebook it?...


Exactly..if its not on FB its fake news.



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