Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan

Of course they are free to do that, as if that's got anything to do with freedom

Bob Dylan has blamed advances in technology for "tuning" young people outof "real life" - insisting teenagers should give up their gadgets and spend more time outdoors.

The Blowin' In The Wind hitmaker has a low opinion of modern inventionssuch as cell phones, MP3 players and video games and blames them for changing the lives of youngsters for the worse.

And Dylan is adamant that kids should get out more.

He tells Rolling Stone magazine, "It's peculiar and unnerving in a way to see so many young people walking around with mobile phones and iPods in their ears and so wrapped up in media and video games. It's a shame to see them so tuned out to real life. "Of course they are free to do that, as if that's got anything to do with freedom.

The cost of liberty is high and young people should understand that before they start spending their life with all those gadgets".


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