For the last 3/52 or so I`ve been working in Lancaster City about 1 hrs drive from where I live.It`s `small` by most City standards and has a large campus style Uni on the Southern outskirts.The main thing I have noticed when in and around the City Centre is the huge amount of people who wander around plugged into various forms of MP3 players/phones.The effect this seems to have on most of them is that they are lost in their own private `world` to the exclusion of all else around them.I should point out that I include the excessive use and wearing of `Bluetooth` headsets in this.Are we in danger of creating a society in which we are LESS conected with those around us?Do we only feel we can communicate now via Email or text as it `protects us` from reality?Are we `scared` that someone we don`t know might actually talk to us?What do you think?MM.
i don't know what's wrong with me, i don't care to know either, but i can't be around people unless i'm with a friend, or have music on. i get so nervous in my college's student centre i have twitches...i find blanking out some of that noise really helps. i realise i'm not the greatest of contributors to this topic, but music at least gives me the confidence to go into public places
Perhaps that`s it SM, we are all starting to feel increasing uneasyness and anxiety about interacting with others(?).Personal MP3s and the like CAN be helpful as a kind of Armor against real life.BUt... what happens if we all do it ?!?
I have a couple of those leeds Dale, the problem is matching the radio to line levels or something as the audio chips are quite sensitive in HF amatuer gear and could possibly blow the PA amps within...