According to a recent report from the Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association, our country has three 327 million mobile phone subscribers, but only 315 million people.
Proof positive that our insatiable desire for human connection will always outweigh our unstoppable desire for technological consumption.
Smartphones are awesome, but the fix we get when we use them to reach out and touch someone is the addiction.
It’s physiological. As mammals, acts of human bonding cause our body to excrete oxytocin. This chemical reduces fear and anxiety, which increases empathy, trust and cooperation.
Who needs cocaine when we can get high on connection?
LET ME ASK YA THIS… Who did you connect with today?
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