Analysis Of Lo And Behold: Reveries Of A Connected World

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Imagine having your whole family being humiliated on the internet and there is nothing that can be done about it. This scenario in particular happened to a family in the documentary Lo and Behold: Reveries of a Connected World. In the documentary Werner Herzog examines the digital landscape in the world. The scenario of the tragedy that happens in the documentary is explained the section “The Dark Side”. The Dark Side expresses the bad and horrible effects of the internet, which includes cyberbullying that the family faces. While Herzog’s documentary does not primarily focus on ‘The Dark Side’ section alone, it’s the most important because it can drastically change the lives of many horrendous ways. During the section ‘The Dark Section’ a family’s life was changed forever. The daughter of the family …show more content…
For example, the section ‘The End of the Net’ has its significance as well. ‘The End of the Net’ focuses more on the world’s perspective without the internet and how the world would then process if the internet is no longer present. The main points of this section emphasizes the communication and data entry whereabouts. A world without the internet would affect the lives of people as a whole rather than just a particular individual. Another section that relates to the ‘The End of the Net’ would be ‘Life Without the Net’. Which, in this case focuses more on the individual struggles of having too much internet and depending on the web for almost everything. Thus, resulting in the individual cutting off all access to the internet and t life without it instead. Although, there was a point in time where the world had survived without the net therefore, its impact cannot relate as a whole to the importance of ‘The Dark Side’ Unlike ‘The Dark Side’ where its negative effects can make a horrendous impact on individuals

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