05.03.2011 29.Adar l, 5771
Ostensibly, Angry Birds delivers a simple, moral message. The wicked are punished by the dispossessed. But there is another, implicit message that is not at all moral.
This week I understood the reason for the silence enveloping the buses I ride. Initially I thought it had something to do with me. Maybe my hearing problems, the fact that I can no longer hear the reverberating shouts coming from cell phones around me. Until I realized the reason is the revolution – that is, the revolution taking place in the talking habits of my fellow passengers who have downloaded the game Angry Birds to their iPhones and become completely addicted to it….