Well done society.. Well done to all the marketing companies around the world.
They have programmed the current generation of people both young and old, to not even begin to fathom life without a cellphone. To people young and
old, a cellphone is as vital as a glass of water, it is like checking you have your coat on before going out into the cold, the same is with checking
you have your cellphone before you leave the house.
And why should it not be like this? why should children not have a cellphone to contact their parents with predators about, or is it not essential for
people going camping in remote regions to have a cellphone to call for help if they get lost or have an accident.
And what about meetings, both personal and business, how else would you know when and where the person will be, without having that text a few minutes
earlier, informing you that he is the person with the grey suit standing by the coffee shop. And of course, how would we survive without being able to
ring `jane` twice a day to check how she is, and tell her how special she is.
If you read the last paragraph, there is every reason in the world for cellphones to be essential, and in some cases the `can not live without it
mentality`. (Justified in many cases).
However, this brings me onto the point.
We WERE able to live without it (and no im not talking about when we were cavemen using trees and leaves as toilet paper)... im talking about even in
modern times 15/20 years ago, we were able to monitor our kids just fine without cellphones, we were able to get to that meeting in time fine without
cellphones, and hey.. we were able to even keep in touch with `jane` just as much, through landline fone calls every evening.
So, now the question turns into
How did these phone companies turn our brains into thinking that one of the most important accessories needed to mankind (just as important as a
bottle of water before setting out on a long journey), is a cellphone.
edit on 24-11-2013 by mlifeoutthere because: (no reason given)