One has to wonder why tourists bother to come to places like Alaska when they are so fixated on their iPads and iPods that they are oblivious of the point of their visit in the first place — not that Alaskans are different. Don't these people have lives beyond texting and babbling nonsense?
Let's face it, we have become a bunch of dumbed-down narcissists. Now the boosters want to bring in a million yakking tourists. What fun that will be for those few of us who would like to tune these people out, get a break from all this technological nonsense and experience some of what is left of our natural heritage.
— David McCargo
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