Mobile Phones Blessing or Curse

Topics: Mobile phone, Smartphone, Personal digital assistant Pages: 2 (717 words) Published: January 28, 2012
1 Mobile phones: Blessing or Curse
A person is in an unhealthy phase of obsessive and constant cell phone use. This may be caused by the newness of the device or by an emotional problem that makes them use the cell phone to isolate from others who surround them. Or, it might be that the increasing use of the cell phone by everyone else causes the person to get one of their own."[1] More often than not; people use cellphones to pull themselves away from a crowd or ring themselves to get out of an uneasy situation/conversation where they have to confront themselves emotionally. Text has no tone; breaking up by thumb-text is so much easier than a face-to-face or phone conversation where you hear the crying and wailing. Real social interaction which forces you to develop an emotional conscience is thus inhibited The cell phone has been getting a bad rap as an antisocial invention because it is a little device that emotionally isolates the user from others when they are using it. As cell phones began to have more and more of the home computer's features, plus the inception of texting and wireless internet, the ability to isolate from others has become mobile and pernicious. But some people developed and expressed unreasonable intrusions into the lives of cell phone users. Why should a person who is shopping in a supermarket care about a person's cell phone use when they, themselves never even return a stranger's smile or friendly "hello"? What would cause a person who is not friendly towards, or who does not even know the individual, have problems when the same person is using their mobile device? In other words, some people gripe if they even look 30 feet away to see a total stranger using a cell phone, and that is unreasonable. In some cases, the person without the cell phone is the antisocial entity. Some people are just difficult and cell phones are not to blame. The needy neighbor who cannot stop talking and let a person move on to do their chores; the rude and...
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