September 8, 2010 by Thomas Brady Text and email are polite invitations to a conversation. They happen at the speed and leisure of both the sender and the receiver. In stark contrast, when you get a phone call, it’s almost always a convenient time for the caller and a bad time for the recipient, who I refer to as the “victim” because I insist on accuracy. My philosophy is that every phone conversation has a loser. — Scott Adams: Phone (via marco) I’ve been saying this for years (I’m sure I’m not the only one). Why don’t some people see it?