Almost everyone has a cell phone in one hand or the other. Driving, carrying your child, smoking, cooking, cleaning, going to the bathroom, showering, even sleeping. Our society is simply out of control with our dependency on something that just twenty years ago did not exist. I am just as guilty, and one week without my cell phone or anyone else's, that would make my life extremely difficult. One reason is, like many others I stopped service years ago on my landline phone. So for me, as a single person, I would not feel safe being home at night without a phone.