posted on Jul, 22 2011 @ 04:42 AM
I am usually very suspicious of hyped products that slowly (or rapidly) take over old ways of doing things, but mobile phones are not one of my
Any method of communicating with ease and with people perhaps not within face-to-face distance (England to Australia for example!) is evolution in my
Sure, beacons and carrier pigeons look pretty cool but not entirely practical when you're just letting your other half know you'll be late home for
I think your concerns are only relevant for the people who wouldn't really bother with seeking truth and enjoying a free life anyway. Some people are
happy buying excessive amounts of make-up and only brand named clothes, hyped up products etc and others would rather spend that money on seeing the
world and experiencing different cultures or buying books. In other words, some people openly embrace 'the distraction' as you put it and some people
Both these kind of people will use mobiles, internet, social networking sites etc - It depends how you use them. They can be extremely beneficial.
Facebook can be for showing off your boobs at different angles and planning nights out drinking your face off, or for connecting with people and
sharing important opinions and debating interesting subject etc etc.
If we didn't have computers, mobiles, social networking sites and other non face-to-face devices, sites like ATS wouldn't exist and we wouldn't all be
able to come together for the people's resistance!
edit on 22-7-2011 by Jen86 because: spelling!
edit on 22-7-2011 by Jen86 because: (no reason given)