>>66066110>people actually think not owning a surveillance device that doubles as a mindless consumerism tool makes you dysfunctional
Exactly. It's not about what you or even he is going to think, it's about the world he's going to live in.
Social behaviors are going to change, having a smartphone is going to be as much of a necessity as owning a mobile or any sort of a personal computer today. Remember how meetings with people looked like before cell phones? None of this changing plans on the go bullshit which became a norm and you basically have to adjust to it. And it's not even like it's something that's gonna happen in a distant future, It's hard not having a smartphone even now. I have an underlying reluctance towards mobile technologies, and I had a dumb phone for as long as it was possible, but even I had to switch a few years ago because it became unbearable not being able to access various media and function on a private and professional level with my colleges because every time me not having a smartphone caused an inconvenience for everyone else. >>66066191>Ypu dont need a phone between k-7th grade
Honestly, I don't know. And I'm not so sure why you can say such things with certainty either. It's not like we have seen something like this before. My niece had almost zero access to technology and she turned out great, but that's not really what this thread is about.