When I was a child I had discovered television and the internet. It completely took over my life. There are infinite things to research, watch and paly .These days of instant gratification seem to have delayed us as a ginormous society in the fact that we seem to not connect on a human level anymore. Do we really care what our friend just ate for lunch? No! But we like it anyways. Wouldn't it have been a better experience to have had lunch with your friend? Why are we so fanatical with instant gratification? Don't we miss actual human interaction?
Is technology a blessing or a curse? Has technology made us forget the real purposes of life?
What happened to doing things the old fashion way? Researching in books, board games, and writing letters. Technology has opened new roads but in this modern day of age technology is everywhere, it’s in your house, your school, in stores, in sprinklers, in showers and even at the park is this not too much?
While technology has improved our lives, we are becoming more and more reliant on upon it. More and more people are relying on information from the Internet, relying on AI and smartphones, and I see more and more people becoming isolated from each other because of a false sense of connection, due to social media. If we have a major black-out or world crisis, it will be interesting to see how people survive without their technology.
All this time we spend online or in front of the T.V. is unhealthy. Things such as staying on the computer for long periods of time can rewire your brain, and cause depression. People are not only dependent on technology they are also addicted to it. Studies have shown that when one receives a message their brain releases the ‘happy hormone’ called dopamine; this is what makes messaging so addictive.
When cell phones are taken away subjects heard ring tones or felt vibrations, continuously reached for phones that weren’t there and became fidgety and restless .These are some of the same...