When I look around I see a lot of people going to extraordinary measures to distract themselves. They talk on Their cell phone. They text little notes to there friends like, 'going shopping for ice cream'. They snap a pic of the kids playing at the park on their smart phone and upload it to Facebook. They type blogs on their iPad. They do all these thing while the world passes them by. The most interesting photos I see on Flipboard are ones of people engaging with other people. We are slowly, or quicker than we where five years ago, becoming comfortable with the notion that cyberspace, the net, "The Matrix", the world of Tron are more acceptable ways of human inter action. Are the machines going to take over, and do we really care if they do?
I find martinis and distraction are the best ways of trying to forget the pointlessness of life and the inevitablitiy of death, so I'm all for it. However, I do know people who talk to others using their mobile phone, when they are in the same room as them, which is perhaps taking it a bit far.
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by ImAllEars 9 months ago
Im a Christian and not married legally...But in God's eyes I am..Do you think its acceptable?If yes than thankyou we do to but are still getting married in the eyes of the law. If No my question is Who married adam and eve?
by Eng.M 9 years ago
do they have plans to control the world?have they been controling the US?just some concernsbest regards
by Beelzedad 7 years ago
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by KevinC9998 4 years ago
Do you ever text and drive? Honest answers please!!!Do you think texting while waiting at red lights acceptable?
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