posted on Jun, 26 2010 @ 02:13 PM
reply to post by tothetenthpower
It is mere window-dressing though, pretty curtains, on the outside, a flashy toy, that screams out "Look at me I'm special", over all.
I am a tech-junkie which is why I am so harsh on this right now, having had my cell phone shut off 8 or 9 months ago, I went through cell phone DT's
and without an apartment, living in my car, I am reduced to payphones which are far and few between now due to the digital dilligence of dependence.
It is not that I instantly jump to the negative, because I do not, I see the over all design, and delve off into the pro's and con's of it with
seeing how technology can both be a betterment and an enslavement.
As mentioned with my cell phone, people cannot get in contact with me except via e-mail, or ATS, Facebook, etc, but as well I feel relief to an
I no longer have that digital dependence on the cell phone at a cost of $100 a month, and to you $350 might be cheap, but to me that's expensive.
A weeks worth of work at minimum, with some jobs I have worked, while other jobs I have made that in three days, considering I have never made above
the tax bracket of $35,000 a year, the $350 is expensive to me.
[edit on 26-6-2010 by SpartanKingLeonidas]