domingo, 14 de abril de 2013

Katy Perry, CELLPHONES and friends.

Am I the only one who has ever hated all the cellphones and wanted them all to disappear of the world forever?

Well, I do.

People are used to saying that pop music has no importance and brings no knowledge and wisdom to the ones who listen to it. I would usually agree with this statement, but sometimes the facts prove the common sense to be wrong and this rule is no exception. 

Last week I was listening to Katy Perry singing "Part of me" and one sentence in the song caught my attention: "I just wanna throw my phone away, find out who is really there for me". 

This sentence made me think: what would happen if I just decided I would not use my cellphone anymore? Would I be alone in the world? Would any of my friends still care about talking to me?

If we were on a saturday night and someone wanted to go out, who would come to my door, by car, by moto, by bike or even on foot to invite me to go somewhere and talk. Would anyone do that? I really want to believe people would.

Maybe they wouldn't, maybe they would, I can't really say.

What I can say is that I would. 

If I had a friend and I knew he was alone and had no possible way to be contacted, I would go to his door and I would call him, even if I had to walk all the city to get there. You wanna know why? Because I hate my cellphone and I wish it were dead, and I believe people are made to live real life.

Maybe I'm getting old and complicated, maybe I'm not from this generation anymore and I can't really follow all the changes, but "THIS IS THE PART OF ME THAT THEY ARE NEVER GONNA EVER TAKE AWAY FROM ME". This is what Katy sings and what I feel.

It may not help other people, and maybe not even the singer has really meant what she sang, but I get the message and I feel it.

And so I stay here, hating even more my cellphone and loving my decision of using it the least as possible. 

Hey cellphone, I hate you, why? Because I love my friends.


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