Creating an Artificial Environment Essay

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Creating an Artificial Environment

Has Technology morally put the environment and nature on the back burner? Are we living lifestyles that are constantly putting our health at risk? Due to technology our economic status is on the verge of collapsing? Is there a race by Americans to see who could use the resources of the earth faster? These questions and a lot other arise when discussing the problems with our environment. Through my research paper on an artificial environment I hope to cover those problems that come about when arguing the facts about technology. What can we do to prevent the changes we are making in our environment from destroying the physical basis My paper consist of facts which tell us that we are and still
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As documented in Where Does Humanity Go From Here, it is time for America to give up their radical individualism, because it has done much o fuel the current environmental crisis, the dehumanization of work, and the increasing social instability.(Melissinos, 377) Man's intention in creating new artifacts and modifying his environment was to be relieved from oppressive conditions and to enlarge his capabilities and increase his possibilities. (Conquests of Nature, 59) The urge to alter the conditions of life and to improve them in directions of his own choosing is clearly a basic instinct. We've developed the comforts of life by our own inventions. (Conquest of Nature, 58) These comforts of life we all need in order to achieve self-gratification. Something that the majority of Americans live for. Things that I believe are considered luxuries is self-gratification which American indulge themselves with. Today's booming technology and nature is taking too much away from nature. For example is there really a night or day. When we encounter darkness a fear arrives. Imagine us without electricity at nighttime, it would be horrific. We evolve around electricity. "Were like a child whose always left the light on." (Mander, 208) As a society it is stated that we live in a subconscious sense, with an abundance of security, greed, generosity, and insensitivity. (Meadows, 377) The way I see it is that were losing the battle right
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