Mormons might have a better chance to survive the odds with smart phones, since
they have the gospel...the anti-Ego, the anti-pride, the anit-disturbance, the
anti-love.What it does with being connected to the outside world is
: It makes you look inside of your head and inside of your demanding
personality, but shutting off the outside world.Car crash, ignorance
toward people and kids, time consuming withdrawel from your work place are the
results.A person that is walking toward me being locked up to his
ear and phone, is not being present in reality in that environment, where I am
seeing this person.The phone connected person has lost identity,
"it" has become a tool for those who talk or mail him.Sending in messages at late night, your mind is still searching for answers
while you are at sleep, because our mind is not mortal, it will travel always
and cannot stop a route selected before going to sleep.That is why
studies have proven, using E-connections during driving is like drunk
driving.And being drunk is not Mormon- like :)
Correction to the above post :Hope it does not sound like a drunk
driver... it was supposed to be anti-hate not anti-love, realy this may serve as
evidence, that tipping in messages does take some focus away !
Smart phones are only as smart as the person using them. What is needed are
"common sense" phones.
So it is not really smart phones that are the problem, it is being expected to
be on call at all hours of the day and night that is the problem.
Its like late night broadcast of the Olympics, record or DVR it, and go to bed!
Obviously we cannot access all the info that is out there and still be healthy
and active in meeting the demands of our own life. Here's that
oft-maligned word again: discriminate as to which info is really of value and
worth your time. It can be a good thing.