Remember back in 1985 when we wanted to make a phone call? If we were on the road we had to find one of these:
Or we had to wait until we arrived home and used one of these:
Now so many of us are walking around like this:
Most of the time we’re not even talking. We’re texting. Or playing. Or who knows what the hell else.
How did it come to this? As humans we really don’t know how to communicate correctly any longer. Walking around staring at a phone all the time not only can cause us to be distracted and bump into things, it makes us look rude and self-centered. We no longer are interested in looking straight ahead when we walk, making eye contact with each other. We’d rather hide behind our “smart” phones, continuing to text away to someone we’re probably going to be seeing in five minutes anyway. If our phones were so “smart”, maybe they’d start teaching us how to be humans again, not puppets being controlled by electronic devices.