Why Smartphones are the New Gin

Hogarth’s famous engraving of Beer Alley & Gin Lane

It’s commonplace to observe that every new medium of entertainment is routinely decried by the older generation who claim that it will undermine youthful morals and imperil society at large. This type of criticism was leveled at the Music Hall, at radio, at moving pictures, and finally at television. By and large such criticism proved erroneous.



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Allan Milne Lees

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