How do you think you would cope without cell phones, computers and the internet?

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  1. awoodog profile image57
    awoodogposted 7 years ago

    How do you think you would cope without cell phones, computers and the internet?

    Just a thought. I grew up with no running water, a party line telephone, and two channels of tv. I know I enjoy all the gadgets but would be able to survive quite well without them.  Ha ha it's ironic I'm posting this with a computer on the internet.lol

  2. RTalloni profile image91
    RTalloniposted 7 years ago

    I think it's going to be an interesting day that is most assuredly going to come our way.  Email isn't 20 years old is it?  Yet the technology we enjoy today has crossed generational lines, with the newest generations already absorbing the latest faster than today's 25 year olds.   It's all very amazing, but we need to prepare.  As I write this I am using a satellite to communicate with you as my husband drives up I-75.  I'm looking at fields of white cotton ready for harvest with cell towers dotting the landscape and puffy white clouds floating lazily across a wide expanse of blue sky, knowing full well that the satellites above them could be shut down in an instant and my cell phone gone just as fast.  This lovely southern afternoon could be very deceiving if world tensions suddenly snapped.   

    Um...do you think this drive is getting a little toooo long?  smile

  3. rotl profile image60
    rotlposted 7 years ago

    Great question! Not very well, I'm afraid. My electricity went out for an hour a few months ago and I was going crazy. And I'm one who doesn't think all this technology is necessarily a good thing. But they've got us good... what got me was, I couldn't do anything... nothing in my house worked! It was a really weird feeling to see how much we rely on technology.

  4. gmwilliams profile image83
    gmwilliamsposted 7 years ago

    I cannot.  Just last night, my first computer just went off.  I repeatedly attempted to push the on bottom to no avail.  Now, I I have to get the first computer fixed and repaired.  Thank God, I have a second computer for backup.   If I did not, I would not know what to do.  I would go crazy.  I need my computers.  I am thinking of purchasing a third one.  One can never have enough computers.

  5. baygirl33 profile image58
    baygirl33posted 7 years ago

    I was born in the depression,a long time before  cell phones and such. We did fine  kids grew up ,we ate,got educated and made a living. I believe we could (and will) do it again.My grandchildren would beg to differ. But I say what goes up must come down. The bubble will burst.

 
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