Black People : Cell Phone vs Your Life

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  1. Kamau47

    Kamau47 Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    http://newsone.com/2527014/francisco-diego-jr-iphone/

    Let me make this perfectly clear in case there's any question about it on your mind.
    A cell phone is not worth your life.
    People have become way too attached to these things to the point that they can't even go to the bathroom without it. These things were meant to be tools, not a way of life. Last year, I was robbed of my Galaxy Note which I paid full price for ($600). And as much as I liked that phone, I was not about to struggle with the kid who robbed me for it. I'm not about to risk my life or well being over it (and no, it wasn't insured).
    I personally love technology, but I'm real at the same time. It's things, and that's all it'll ever be.
     
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    I hope this doesn't go on deaf ears. Keep your I & ears free sometime.
     
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    People's heads are always facing down..I have seen people out on dates and both people weren't talking but where texting on their phones.

    Which kind of goes back to this thread http://www.destee.com/index.php?threads/has-technology-made-people-more-detached.76161/
     
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    I saw something last year that just threw me back. I saw a lady driving that was talking on her phone in one hand, and had her other arm hanging out the window. And she was driving in the township by the highway where the speed limit was 45, but had to be a few over that.
     
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    I eat without my hands on the steering wheel sometimes....I'm guilty...I can't talk bad with ya about her illegal and dangerous actions.
     
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    you were robbed? my god....

    well, for my part, the cellphone is a timekilling device. didnt begin that wsy. initially, i bought it for work. anyway...I'm not on fb or checking status updates. I'm usually texting (a day long event) or playing a game or on some forum.
    like right now...I'm 'walking' my dogs...
    I confess that I'm a world class piddler. technology has given me the means to do it with style....

    I don t text and drive...though. I don't even talk on the phone when I drive....and I sure as hell don't take phones in the bathroom.

    that's just gross.
     
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    Not worth dying for.
     
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