Attention Deficit By Richard Restak Analysis

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The Bible states, “And again I say unto you, it is easier for a camel to go through a needles eye, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God.” Today, people are swaying away from this statement because the advancement of technology and what the media is putting in their heads. Richard Restak, in his essay, “Attention Deficit: The Brain Syndrome of Our Era” explains “And by responding, I mean that our brain literally changes its organization and functioning to accommodate the abundance of stimulation forced on it by the modern world”. While the technological stimulation affects a change in the way our brains operate, it also affects this change in our desires and values. Technology and media are reshaping our minds to believe the most important aspects of life are …show more content…
Technology and media are reshaping our minds to believe the most important aspects of life are money, power, and possessions. Money can change people for the better or for the worst. Technology and media help to promote that all people need money to be someone important. From there, it allows them to even believe that they have power and can influence an audience of what they think is “positive” and the only way to live a happy life. Their possessions are supposedly superior and can be bought in bulk to continue the “perfect lifestyle”. What technology and media forgets to promote is that with money, power and possessions, there are addictions, too much of “the lifestyle” in the media, greedy people, managing these responsibilities and even secrets that may one day come out and change what was once thought to be the only way of

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