All posts tagged: Text messaging

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I don’t understand why some people find it very difficult to be honest and straightforward, especially when they are aware that their help or attention is very much needed. With the various–and advanced–communication tools available nowadays, one would think that there is no more excuse for someone not to be able to respond immediately to an urgent message sent via email or text message within a few hours, unless of course the other person is in some remote area where both Internet and mobile phones are uncommon, if not unheard of; too broke to get some prepaid load and everyone around him is his enemy that he could not ask anyone a favor to let him use his phone; all alone and very sick or lying in the hospital bed; or simply dead. I know I am guilty of not being able to respond to text messages immediately, especially if they’re sent by the time I am already asleep, when I am beating a deadline, or my surrounding simply requires me to turn off my …