Luddite Gets Mobile Phone

 

Written by Life Coach Carioca Da Gema

 

I needed a cheap digital camera and a couple of Apps that can potentially improve my productivity; so I punctured my luddite lifestyle and bought myself a pre-paid (no contracts) smartphone.

 

Goal #1

Release only what is absolute necessary about me.

Due to identity theft and privacy concerns!

 

Goal#2

Not get involved!

I asked a millennial to set the phone up for me and I was astonished to see all the options available. When selecting option A instead of B you are actually investing into the gizmo, making it your own, something that will reflect who you are and what you stand for.

It is a tool, not a friend, will not tell my story, will not define who I am.  I’m not playing the game. I’m NOT available 24/7.

 

Observing Others

Happy healthy energetic toddler

Running around kitchen playing hide and seek

Opening all books on the coffee table

Riding on wheeled toys

Closing all books on coffee table

Toddler watching cartoons on iPhone

Frozen

Unresponsive

Unaware

Irritable

Unwilling

 

Facts

5 billion out of the 7.7 billion people walking this earth today have a mobile phone connection.

 

God Help Us All!

 

 

 

This article is part of the Rewind Series 

 

 

“I will not make you dependent on me.  My approach is to find alternative options under a circumstance and open new doors into a resolution of old problems. Clear the docket so you can see things from other angles as you absorb other possibilities. In time, after you had conquered your needs, you will be able to replace what does not work, accept what you cannot change, and accomplish what you want.”

Life Coach Carioca Da Gema

 

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2 Responses to “Luddite Gets Mobile Phone”

  1. Mellow Curmudgeon

    I do have a mobile phone: a plain old flip phone that is quite good at making and receiving phone calls.

    Tho far from being a Luddite, I am dismayed at the extent to which fiddling with fancy phones (and believing crackpot social media posts that appear on them) has replaced living (and thinking).

  2. datta

    Very valuable message on very valuable subject and aspect of Life!
    I liked the post very much ❤️!

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