“Text Necks Syndrome”
Text Necks Syndrome – Doctors get ready!
We recently took one of our usual refreshing walks around Hoboken with our dogs to explore the waterfront and witness humanity unravel before our very eyes (and find a spot for good strong coffee). And I realized we’re at the precipice of a major health conundrum: Text Necks Syndrome (as I so coined – “TNS”).
The “smartphone” revolution has now fully consumed us. It appears that the “sheeple” of our society have volunteered to offer their NECKS up for sacrifice for the “Text Gods” of this world. Look at these oblivious sad sacks of society. Their thought bubbles are indisputable: “My surroundings? Who cares? I gotta update my status to verify my meager worth to the superficial world I now live in!”
Either way, whether you realize it or not (looking in the virtual mirror helps), we are collectively falling deeper into the Matrix as a society more and more every day that passes by.
One thing I noted in this photo I quickly snapped near Wicked Wolf Tavern was, that even folks NOT on their “portable brains,” STILL HAD creaked necks. No phone. We as people, are seemingly DEVOLVING. Perhaps when we’re all “chips” things will be different? Find your “out” before it’s way too late!
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