Opinion: I’ve lived into my 40s without ever owning a smartphone. Hopefully I’ll never have to. By Stacy Torres

“When people discover I don’t have a smartphone, they expect me to give them a sermon on technology’s ills or they congratulate me for going off the grid. I correct their misconceptions that I avoid technology. With a computer and Wi-Fi, I use the internet for email, news and research; Zoom for remote teaching, meetings and medical appointments; YouTube for music’s balm.”

Opinion piece by Stacy Torres, SWS member, was published on latimes.com.

To read the full article, visit: https://www.latimes.com/opinion/story/2023-05-27/smartphone-tech-addiction-mental-health-flip-phone.

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