Put the Phone Down

We went out to eat tonight, and as I looked around the restaurant, I was struck by the number of people interacting with their phones rather than gazing into each other’s eyes.

A father was interacting with his phone rather than with his daughter.

Put the phone down.

A husband was looking at his phone instead of talking to his wife.

Put the phone down.

A couple were checking out something on the phone rather than talking to the couple they were having dinner with.

Put the phone down.

How did we come to this?

Put the phone down.

Why do we prefer the companionship of a block of glass and metal over the people we love?

Put the phone down.

Have you ever gathered with family, looked around the room, and wondered why everybody was looking at their phones instead of talking to each other? I have.

Put the phone down.

Why would anyone ever need to have their phone out at the table?

Put the phone down.

Reconnect with humans.

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