soc 10-25 i - regards to a cell phone Originally it was a...

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October 26, 2007 I began to lift weights as a way to get bigger for basketball, but after I stopped playing basketball at a competitive level lifting seemed to become an activity that I couldn’t give up. I would have to consistency lift 5 to 6 times a week, and if these parameters were not met my body would go through a form of withdrawals. I would experience restless legs and wouldn’t be able to sleep if I didn’t get my body to the gym 5-6 times per week. I have been institutionalized into working out, it seems like I no longer have a choice regarding lifting. Another instance in my life where I have experienced institutionalization is in
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Unformatted text preview: regards to a cell phone. Originally, it was a choice to carry one around in case I need it for emergency. Now, it seems like every time I leave my room or go outside I have to have my cell phone on me to communicate with the world around. What was originally a choice to carry has turned into a requirement to be a functioning member of society. In the same way Morgan Freeman’s character in Shawshank Redemption couldn’t take a piss without a superiors permission is the same way I have turned into about lifting and my cell phone....
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