Almost everyone now has some sort of music player that they carry around and plug in their ears with an earphone. I wonder why. Why is it that the modern person has the need to carry around some music and listen to it all the time?
The kids here in campus listen to it while they walk from one building to another. Geez, walking from one end of the campus to the other doesn't even take 10 minutes, does that time frame require a song or two? As if silence is so oppressive that people do everything they can to prevent silence.
Earlier today, while I was in the male restroom, I was standing in front of a urinal relieving myself. Two urinals away was this guy, with his ears plugged. But even I could hear the music that was playing. It was playing that loud that I can actually distinguish the melody of the song. Wow. Why do they need to play it that loud? Are their eardrums malfunctioning that they need to be boomed with that loud of a sound so that the eardrum can effectively transmit the signal to their brain? Or maybe their brain is the one that is malfunctioning, since it may be the case that the brain cannot interpret the sound signals if they are soft, so the brain wants it to be loud? In any case, I find it extremely ludicrous that people listen to music that loud that even though it was playing through the earphones, other people who ARE NOT WEARING IT can hear them too!
Kids these days...