Cell Phones - Argumentative Essay

Cell Phones - Argumentative Essay

Argumentative Essay

Have you got a mobile telephone? The utilization of mobile telephones is so prevalent in Hong Kong that numerous people possess one or even more of them. Most people think that it is useful, convenient and timesaving. However, do we realize that mobile telephone is the most annoying, unnecessary and timewasting device ever invented? In this essay, I am going to argue that it is not good for us and to demonstrate the reasons.

The mobile telephone is the most annoying device in the world. Imagine that you are watching a fabulous movie in a cinema and you are totally immersed in the plot. All of a sudden, someone’s mobile telephone rings, nonstop. How will you feel? I’m sure you will be irritated and disturbed. Indeed, similar phenomena can happen anytime and anywhere, and you have no where to hide from the sound emitted. It is very noisy and annoying especially when we are doing something important. So, we must admit that the mobile telephone is a very annoying device.

Apart form this, the mobile telephone is also unnecessary. There are enough payphones provided for us to use on the street. Just a one dollar coin can enable us to have a five minute call. Therefore, convenience is not an issue. Someone might say that the mobile telephone can shorten the distance between people since they can contact each other anytime they like. But I don’t think so. I think it will only separate people form each other since we can talk to each other without meeting or seeing each other. In my opinion, writing an email, a letter or having a meeting is better that using the mobile telephone to build a relationship with someone. Furthermore, despite the fact that mobile telephones possess a multitude of functions, they are actually unnecessary. For example we can use mobile telephones to take some photos, but digital cameras already possess the functions of taking photos and they work even better than mobile telephones. This implies that a...

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