With smartphones everywhere it seems to have become more important to answer the phone than keep on talking to the person you have a conversation with. The person on the phone does not know that you are talking to someone and can leave a message, but to drop everything because the phone is ringing just does not make sense.
This is not new. It has been going on long before we had cell phones. I remember getting very upset when I was shopping and the cashier answered the phone rather than ringing in my purchase. In hindsight, I should have just walked out. I always thought that a bird in the hand is worth 2 in the bush. There I was standing with money in my hand being ignored while the caller probably was just going to ask a question, so no money for the store.
I am curious to know if I am so off in my way of thinking or if others think the same way? Please leave your comments.