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Nomobilphonephobia is the fear of being without a stupid smartphone. One of the unintended consequences of social media and the internet is how obsessed people become when they have information at their fingertips. The internet and social media's many excellent and helpful uses are wonderful. This obsession is the unintended consequence of what could have been, what should have been an incredible tool to help its users. We now have to filter out beliefs and ideas from many sources. We are bombarded with disinformation, so discerning truth is complicated. Social media and the internet can be dangerous weapons to manipulate and bully. In my opinion, it is the single most perilous obsession today.
Phobias? I got a list for ya.
Cynophobia- fear of dogs
Nodogophobia – Fear of not having a dog
Mysophobia- fear of germs or dirt
Nowifeophobia – fear of making your own decisions
Meanwifeophobia – fear of her finding out about your phobias
Agoraphobia- fear of not being able to escape
Pteromerhanophobia- fear of flying
Social phobias- fear of social situations and people
Trypanophobia- fear of injections
Tomuchsexophobia - No such thing
Notenoughsexophobia – Fear of getting married
Astraphobia-fear of thunder and lightening
Acrophobia- fear of heights
Ophidiophobia- fear of snakes
Arachnophobia- fear of spiders
Nyctophobia- fear of the dark
Dentophobia-fear of the dentist
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