The original initiative.
In the state Duma proposed to introduce in Russia the “Day without a smartphone”. According to the Deputy Chairman of the Duma Committee on civil society development Ivan Sukharev, who is the author of the initiative, the campaign will draw attention to the problem of the attitude of Russians to the use of gadgets.
Sukharev said that because of the constant use of smartphones, people began to lose social skills and the ability to creative thinking. This, in turn, can lead to “degradation of moral values and attitudes in society,” the Deputy believes.
As evidence, he cited statistics. According to the conducted in Russia to research, more than 80% of inhabitants of megacities use smartphones regularly. For comparison, 15 years ago this figure was equal to only 10-15%.
In addition, the action “Day without mobile” will help to draw attention to the fact that what harm the mobile device cause children. Sukharev said that the child’s body is experiencing a powerful load with prolonged use of the smartphone. The mobile device affects the entire body, starting from vision, finishing the work of the brain.
In the near future a request for the introduction in Russia of “Day without mobile” will consider the digital development Minister Konstantin Noskov.