A friend left her phone near me. Over the next half hour he rang and chirp.
I was feeling anxious and a little nervous…
They weren’t pings for me or my phone. These aren’t even sounds my phone makes.
It does not matter.
The training has been going on for years. We are caught in a Pavlovian game of which we are the product, not the organizers.
Someone else is ringing the bell, and it’s been happening for so long that we don’t even realize how deep the hooks have been.