Essay On Mobile Phones Being Children

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Imagine your children becoming abusive after prolonged indulgence in violent phone games. Imagine your child not sleeping or studying but spending his time on his mobile phone instead. How scary would this be? Mobile phones have come a long way since the primitive age, from a simple tool to ease communication to a state-of-the-art device to afford convenience that almost everyone has. We are all living in the computer age and these devices have become an indispensable and integral part of our lives not only for the adults, but even children below the age of twelve own these devices nowadays. However, as mobile phones increase in usage, the harmful side effect also escalate. Children being children, will not know how to control themselves and hence run the risk of developing an addiction for gaming. Also, they may be injured if they are too engrossed in texting or playing games in their phones and become unaware of their surroundings. Thus, children should not own mobile phones. Firstly, there are so many games that can be downloaded on the phone. Children can easily download as many games as they want and play…show more content…
Dr Phillip Koh, a General Practitioner and the chairman of the Medical Board of Healthway Medical Group once said that he had to treat people who had fallen into the drain as they were unaware of their surroundings. The sprain was so bad that they could not walk or stand for a week. Such cases have increased from two to three a year to three to four last year. Also, an Australian teen fell to his death in a multi-story carpark as he crossed over the railing while texting his friend. Such incidents only happen because people are using their mobile phones excessively to a point that they are unaware of what is around them. Since this is avoidable, children should not own mobile phones lest they injure themselves or even
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