Unplugging from Technology—if Only for a Day

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Greetings, SE’ers! Beem Weeks here with you again. Since today (March 4) is National Day of Unplugging, I’ve decided to share my thoughts on the prevalence of technology in everyday life.

Happy businessman walking and using mobile phone outdoors

They are everywhere. In restaurants, bars, movie theaters, and banks. They can be found wandering the streets of big cities and small villages alike. I’m talking about the walking dead. No, I don’t mean flesh-eating zombies in search of a slow-moving meal. I’m talking about technology junkies. You know the ones, those brain-addled folks who cannot function more than a few minutes without looking at the electronic device that’s literally stealing away their time.

We’ve all seen the videos on the internet, the ones showing those clueless clowns who plunge into water fountains inside some shopping mall because they can’t bear to look away from the smartphone long enough to save themselves from disaster.

Just sit inside of a…

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6 thoughts on “Unplugging from Technology—if Only for a Day

  1. Thank you for such a good reminder. Glad that as a mom, I can’t have that luxury of time to look at my phone. But whenever I do have my “me time” i take that opportunity to blog and watch helpful videos and read useful bligs like this one.

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