The Running of the ‘Selfie’ Bulls

It’s not like I’ve ever taken a ‘selfie’ before or a real photograph of myself; however, as this fad has increased immensely with Twitter and Instagram or Facebook – dangerous habits have grown as well. For instance, for those that live in a metropolitan city like Chicago, the morning traffic is like trying to escape from the festival of Saint Fermin in the city of Pamplona (Navarre, Spain). As horrid the morning traffic is, many (very irresponsible) people have taken a selfie in the middle of incoming traffic. As I continue to see this kind of behavior, after the selfie  – they (usually is more than one person that enables the other to take the photograph) have an adrenaline rush knowingly that they took the selfie at the same time escaping the dangerous traffic. Indeed these people are daredevils for completing their goal…

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Sanfermines Vaquillas Pamplona

This selfish behavior is as equally dangerous like texting and driving or driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. There are other ways to take amazing photographs without risking your safety. Think before snapping a picture. Make sure you don’t harm yourself or others.

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