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Erin Milligan has to surrender her cell phone to school officials before going back to college this year.

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I assume they have at least telephones in the rooms and such where they can be reached in case of emergencies...

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I assume they have at least telephones in the rooms and such where they can be reached in case of emergencies...

Always thinking about how to take care of people.. :) We shall call her, Mother Charisma 

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At least a couple times a year, I will go hiking/camping for a couple weeks and leave all tech behind, or turned off and only turned on for an emergency.  I like to unplug once in a while and actually see the world around me.

I definitely believe in putting away the phones often and actually learning to communicate with people. We have a whole generation growing up who don't learn the art of being comfortable talking to people face-to-face, recognising facial cues and body language, and realising there are consequences to certain behaviours and things that are said. Being forced to acknowledge that people (even someone you only know via text) is a real, flesh-and-blood human is a very good thing.

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I definitely believe in putting away the phones often and actually learning to communicate with people. We have a whole generation growing up who don't learn the art of being comfortable talking to people face-to-face, recognising facial cues and body language, and realising there are consequences to certain behaviours and things that are said. Being forced to acknowledge that people (even someone you only know via text) is a real, flesh-and-blood human is a very good thing.

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That's the biggest line of BS that I've ever heard in my life. 

 

I am not sure about finding your real self...but it is a release, and a stress reliever, not having to be tied to a piece of equipment.

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what if your "true and real self" is a technologist?....

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I assume they have at least telephones in the rooms and such where they can be reached in case of emergencies...

 

I'm assuming they have pay phones that are now making them lots of money.

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I definitely believe in putting away the phones often and actually learning to communicate with people. We have a whole generation growing up who don't learn the art of being comfortable talking to people face-to-face, recognising facial cues and body language, and realising there are consequences to certain behaviours and things that are said. Being forced to acknowledge that people (even someone you only know via text) is a real, flesh-and-blood human is a very good thing.

Wait... are you telling me you're a real person?! JUST LIKE ME?? :O Wait till I tell my friends on Facebook about this!

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How will they arrange dirty nasty sex ?

 

No texting !

 

My god -- they'll have to actually talk to another human being.

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That's the biggest line of BS that I've ever heard in my life. 

 

why? :huh:

 

Anyway, I recommend all of the present to read Walden, by Henry David Thouraeu.

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why? :huh:

 

It sounds like something out of their college brochure. Technology is just a tool, and you don't need to drop a hammer to find yourself. You just have to use it properly, for what it was intended for. People who are addicted to their cell phones are addicts just like any other addict. Put the blame were it belongs. 

 

I guess it might be a because I'm a wee bit older, but I am not tied to my phone, or to any piece of tech. In fact, I turn my phone off at night same as my computer. I walk in the park every day, sometimes with my phone listening to music, but many times not. Sometimes I walk with other people and talk with them. But I do keep my phone close by in case I do need to use it for what it was intended for.

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I guess it might be a because I'm a wee bit older, but I am not tied to my phone

 

This is the key. We're part of the last generation not raised by hyper communication. For us is easier.

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I assume they have at least telephones in the rooms and such where they can be reached in case of emergencies...

why would they need telephones for that, they just pray to the guy in the sky that everything will be would itself out

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I guess it might be a because I'm a wee bit older, but I am not tied to my phone, or to any piece of tech. In fact, I turn my phone off at night same as my computer. I walk in the park every day, sometimes with my phone listening to music, but many times not. Sometimes I walk with other people and talk with them. But I do keep my phone close by in case I do need to use it for what it was intended for.

Oh really ... :shifty:

 

All my important friends and family have my personal cellphone number. They can get me any time day or night if they need me.

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what if your "true and real self" is a technologist?....

Then you will figure that out when its taken away from you. Most people assume they are something for no other reason than because they never knew anything else. This would force the issue.

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I don't care about cellphones..  I am not addicted to the phones...  I can live without it if I want to cut off the phone. 

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^ I feel that way many times.  My cell phone is often more of an annoyance than a help.

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why would they need telephones for that, they just pray to the guy in the sky that everything will be would itself out

One of the dumber things I have read all day. Are you implying that having a cellphone is the only logical option? If so, you are more closed minded than the people you seem to be trying to make fun of.

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Hum, on 05 Sept 2013 - 08:56, said:

Erin Milligan has to surrender her cell phone to school officials before going back to college this year.

Milligan isn

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Oh really ... :shifty:

They know to call my wife at night. Or our house phone. Or my phone if I forget to cut it off, like I do sometimes. It sucks getting old. :D

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They know to call my wife at night. Or our house phone. Or my phone if I forget to cut it off, like I do sometimes. It sucks getting old. :D

 

Sure sure... lol

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Truth will set u free

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