Smart Phones: Dumb People

Smart Phones – Dumb People

As technology advances the oxymoron of the social media becomes increasingly anything but social. I’ve long advocated that the screens separate us; they separate families; friends; and business associates … and I’m not even mentioning content here but just the mere fact of using a screened device. Television, videos, gaming, and cell phones are dividing us, dumbing us down, and likely causing psychological effects that will have long term effects for future generations.
I can’t seem to find words adequate enough to bring the depth of this concept home, so I will let this clever and thought provoking video say what I cannot.

Look Up!

damned_children 1Man is a social being and cannot thrive in a relationship with a machine. You especially don’t do your children any kindness by buying them the latest socially isolating gadget. Ditch the screen, any and all screens, now; your quality of life depends on it. As my sainted parents used to say: Turn off the TV and go out and get the stink off of ya! Sage advice from the past! After all it is not nicknamed the boob-tube for nothing… besides how many people on their deathbeds will be saying: I wish I had just one more hour on X-Box®.
Pray the Rosary of the Blessed Virgin Mary for the Consecration of Russia to her Immaculate Heart.
Richard of Danbury, D.S.G.


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