Humility on a Cellular Level

The good doctor attempts to come to terms with his mobile phone dependence in this week’s Takimag column.

A sensible person does not have to be permanently contactable, and indeed, when I look back, some of my happiest times have been the months in which I was totally incommunicado. My recent dependence on my phone, however, has revealed to me that I am exactly like others in my folly, no worse but no better. I am humbled, if not humiliated, by my phone.

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