Summary Of The Shallows: What The Internet Does To Our Brains

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I believe that the book, The Shallows: What The Internet Does To Our Brains by Nicholas Carr, is right in most topics. I support the fact that humans in this generation are not as intelligent or focused as the people in the non-technology era. We enjoy summarizing stories and opinions, not thinking about creating time to listen thoroughly about the details in every reasoning. It can benefit us in some ways, but we tend to misuse our power and attempt to find loopholes or corners to cut on the internet. Most things that are created or upgraded these days are enhanced with technology to make them better, such as the maps at malls or self-ordering at fast food restaurants. The privilege to have the internet is a “make or break” in people’s lives. Any average kid who would be assigned to read a 800 page book could never read that book in a month, let alone one sitting. There are distractions all around us, but you could lock us in a room with the book and we would just stare at the ceiling …show more content…
We can learn information quickly and easily by typing the topic into the web. We can also communicate with others and find explanations for our problems. The problem is we should not forget our old roots and attempt to use them, so we can have a feel of how they solved their situations. We can open a book that interests you and read, instead of deciding to watch the movie and believing that they are the same, detail-wise. We can look up new words in dictionary, instead of opening up Google and typing words up in search bar. We can enjoy our moments with family and friends, instead of stressing over finding the perfect lighting to your next Instagram post. We should not abuse the power of the internet for us to find a shortcut to our answers. Just because the internet is there does not mean it is your best companion. Sometimes, the answers are are in between the lines and in the

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