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Argumentative Essay On Technology

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How could something that we use to embellish and enrich our lives also be the cause of tearing it down? This was the case for Ashley Berry, an 11-year-old girl living in the hills of Littleton, Colorado. Ashley was living a regular, 11-year-old girl’s life, but unbeknownst to her, her life was being torn apart. As the American scientist Herbert Simon once said, “There are no morals about technology at all. Technology expands our way of thinking about things, expands our way of doing things. If we’re bad people we use technology for bad purposes, and if we’re good people, we use technology for good purposes.” Connecting with others through technology is amazing, until it’s not. Our generation has a choice: to use technology for good or harm. It is this technology that has developed monumentally over the past decade that has come to define itself as the symbol for the youngest generation and emphasize its part in our American identity. When Ashley Berry arrived to her school on a normal spring morning, she wasn’t expecting the snide and odd comments that were coming from her peers. They would remark on what she did yesterday or ask her how things went with the family party. It was shocking to Ashley not only on why her classmates would be telling her these personal facts, but how they got this information. Ashley decided to cast this all aside and focus on school. However, this was getting more difficult as the days went by. She was now starting to be made fun of with
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