Phones Untied Have Become Dangerous

Jim Mason
2 min readApr 3, 2023

We have helped them become symbiotic and even parasitic to our minds and bodies

Photo by Eirik Solheim on Unsplash

Time was when telephones were unintelligent devices attached by cords to our walls. I joke that phones should be kept tied up like they used to be, because of the dangerous animals that they are.

But, slowly at first and then very rapidly we enabled them to become mobile, portable, and much more…

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Jim Mason

I study language, cognition, and humans as social animals. You can support me by joining Medium at https://jmason37-80878.medium.com/membership