Influence Of Technology: A Double-Edged Weapon

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A Double-Edged Weapon
Technology is the biggest influence in today’s society. Telephones, computers, and many other electronic devices are changing many person point of view. The easiest and most effective way to research any information is sitting in front of a computer or any electronic devices and just clicking a keyboard key. Technology is helping the world obtain a better and more comfortable lifestyle by adding faster communication. However, the over dependency on technology causes addiction, isolation and false sense of reality.
To start, addiction is one of the most common results of the over use of technology. Addiction is causing a high rate of new health problems such as depression, obesity, and the loss of vision. In Fact, Agarwal
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Technology makes anyone think “Life is easy,” but truly “life is harder”. The newspaper sources “Technology: Blessing or Bane?” point out that “Inevitably, we are technologically advanced but we are morally and spiritually weakened. We are heading towards cultural decadence since the technology has become a part of lives. It seem as we have sunk in the ocean of nothingness.” Technology creates a society who prefers to email or text instead of having a face-to-face conversation. The passion that was expressed in letters and face-to-face conversations has gone; now social media is the new way to show emotion and thoughts (“Technology”). Furthermore, technology usually produces conformism and when this happens in a person brings carelessness for instance, a student who do not have to worry about a homework because he know that he can find everything on internet. Moreover, technology can make someone believe that life is easier by giving everything just by putting the question in a search box. Additionally “Some tend to use computer as a means to ‘escape’ from the ‘real world’ when they feeling depressed or stressed” (“Internet”). Technology interrupt the growth of an individual, such as how to act before adversity for example the technology cannot help someone when he or she lost a love one , technology is not a person that we can hug, unfortunately one gives more attention to a machine that a

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