KABUL (Pajhwok): Some households consider that sensible telephones and web have made some customers addicted and brought away cordialness and love from amongst members of the family in addition to being an enormous facility by way of communication.
Based on data from the Ministry of Data Expertise over 34 million folks had phone units and used them in 2020, with 13 million of them used web.
Pajhwok Afghan Information performed interviews with residents in Kabul metropolis concerning the benefits and downsides of utilizing cellular units and web.
Some believed sensible telephones and web created many amenities for them and altered their lives whereas others expressed their anger concerning the disadvantages of sensible telephones.
Some believed that sensible cellphone customers have been hooked on the usage of cellphone and used them in inhuman and un-Islamic method and that these gadgets had been additionally used to harass women.
Sensible telephones dependancy
Farid Erfan, an worker of a non-governmental group, mentioned: “Sadly, my little son Erfan has been hooked on sensible cellphone to the intense stage. He’s busy enjoying gams all of the night time, he by no means listened to my recommendation, he get himself remoted in a house advert play video games on sensible cellphone.”
As being hooked on enjoying video games, he mentioned, Erfan’s eyesight has weakened and he has to make use of glasses.
He mentioned with a purpose to take away his dependancy, he deliberate to vanish all mobiles from his home as a result of in line with him this dependancy has different unfavorable impacts comparable to being unusual to his college books and research.
Jameela, the resident of Qala-e-Zaman Khan, whereas referring to the dangerous affect of extreme use of sensible cellphone, mentioned her eight 12 months previous son who examine in third class has develop into hooked on sensible cellphone.
“When he wakes up from sleep he will get sensible cellphone and performs video games, we tried onerous to eliminate his dependancy.”
Earlier than his dependancy to cellphone her son was extra involved in college research. He was firs place holder at school however now he had misplaced curiosity with college and research.
Mohibullah, not an actual identify, labored in one in every of authorities establishments, mentioned cell phone has some disadvantages in addition to being an excellent communication device.
He mentioned one 12 months again he bought in contact with a woman on cellphone and talked for 3 months and develop into actually shut.
“She was first to phone me and launched her as Marwat and mentioned she lived in Qasaba locality and was a pupil of 12th class.
“She would communicate politely and in good method and had a candy voice. Contact with Marwat turned common and with out calling her I couldn’t sleep.”
He mentioned with the passage of time she bought conscious of all his private issues and a few secrets and techniques, together with his job, which he by no means publically disclosed.
“I informed her every thing, as a result of I trusted her, and beloved her however she deceived me and her solely goal was to get secret data from me,” he mentioned.
“As soon as she phoned me and mentioned that I’ve to fulfill her, I knowledgeable workplace that I can not come and went to see Marwat, I had necessary paperwork with myself and went to see Mrwat in a restaurant. Throughout lunch she hid some necessary information from me and changed them with different paperwork, once I reached workplace and gave paperwork to my boss, I famous that some necessary paperwork had been lacking.”
“Once I was taken for investigation I observed that she was a fraud, her identify was not actual and her friendship was pretend.”
This isn’t solely Mohib that bought stunned as a result of mistaken use of cellphone however Shagofa, 24, from Shakardara district of Kabul, mentioned by means of fb she was launched to a person and have become shut buddies and the aim of that man was to move time.
She mentioned she lived in a household with restricted guidelines, she created a fb web page and thru that she had many buddies with whom she spoke by means of messenger day by day.
She mentioned her household stopped her from greater training and thus she was indignant with the choice and all the time thought that how she would get herself out of this example.
Referring to the deceit she mentioned: “We had been buddies for six months each night time we had chat and he promised to marry me and all the time mentioned he loves me an excessive amount of, our chat led to our assembly however in the end his goal was to spend time with me as a result of he was married and had no plan to marry me.”
“As soon as his spouse known as me and warned me saying if I continued being pal together with her husband she’s going to share my pictures with my household and would introduce me to NDS.”
ShahaLala, the resident of Kabul’s Cement Khana space, mentioned: “I bought engaged to a woman and remained engaged for six months however lastly I give up her on account of her mistaken use of cellular.”
He mentioned: “As soon as I went to my fiancé home I noticed her cellphone and observed some messages that she had exchanged with unusual folks, at the moment I didn’t say something to her however for few extra instances I observed related issues and eventually I made a decision to give up her.”
Cellphones and web affected intimacy amongst households
Roqia, 85, a resident of Hisa-i-AwalKhairKhana space of Kabul, mentioned that cell phones and the Web had destroyed kindness and intimacy, as many younger folks, youngsters and even the middle-aged, had been losing their time on smartphones.
“My little kids work all of the day, I miss them loads, however after they come, everybody turns into busy on their cellphone they usually all the time keep on with it, I have no idea what’s in that as their coronary heart by no means detaches from it,” she mentioned.
“Telephones have robbed love and intimacy from households,” she mentioned, including that the issue will not be restricted to her household, however to most different folks together with her family members and buddies additionally confronted with the identical points.
The phone and the web made life simple
Shafiqa, a resident of Kabul and a mom of seven youngsters, mentioned: “I feel the proper use of phone and web by youths relies on their dad and mom, all dad and mom needs to be cautious, as a result of if they’re used positively it is going to be efficient in coaching of youths and might improve their information in faith and science.”
She mentioned that each one her youngsters used cell phones and the Web, however they aren’t allowed to make use of it negatively.
Dr. Saleh, an ophthalmologist, says that those that use computer systems and smartphones frequently, it might trigger burning, itching and even imaginative and prescient loss in the long term.
“When utilizing a pc and cell phone, you need to put on automated goggles and take breaks every half an hour,” he mentioned. “Use voice messages as a substitute of textual content messages,” he added.
In the meantime, HafizullahAkhundzadahAhadi, a non secular scholar, informed Pajhwok that smartphones and the Web are among the many finest human innovations. Nevertheless, what’s necessary is to make use of it positively, in a constructive and lawful means, they shouldn’t be used excessively, he mentioned.
He added: “Whether it is utilized in a constructive means and primarily based on necessity, it’s the best items, however when it’s overused, this can be very dangerous. The phone and the web occupy three major human senses. When an individual’s eyes, ears and thoughts are excessively busy with out a want, it would waste that human. God gave us eyes, ears and thoughts to suppose, they’re deposits of God and he’ll query us concerning the nature of their use. They shouldn’t be used unjustly and unnecessarily…”