Refusing to use a mobile phone

Mobile Phone

I can’t think of being without mine (its integral to work) but there are some people who apparently simply refuse to use and own a cellphone. Can’t say I’ll become one of these types anytime soon, but they raise some vital points and ask us to look at just why we are wedded to our mobiles so much.

Read No signal: The mobile phone refuseniks published in The Independent.

2 comments on “Refusing to use a mobile phone

  1. Planet Apex
    June 2, 2008 at 4:02 pm #

    people will give various reasons but i think refusing to use a mobile is just plain stupid. it shows their ignorance or prejudice. Today we don’t travel in bullock carts, we use cars and buses. just like that we don’t send letters or go home to find our family gone out. we use the mobile or email for that.


  1. Soon a mobile phone for every person on Earth? « ICT for Peacebuilding (ICT4Peace) - March 5, 2009

    […] for a few who refuse to use them, within our lifetime it will be the case that almost everyone on Earth will be uniquely addressable […]

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