Empathetic Connections

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Because technology is such a prevalent part of society, it is difficult to argue that it lacks benefits. However, while it may have some benefits, it can be detrimental to some parts of society, including the relationships people have with others. To begin with, technology takes away emotional connections. Without proper communication, those emotional connections are more difficult to make. In fact, cell phones inhibit face-to-face communication, which in turn leads to a lack of empathy (Adler). Empathetic connections are typically made when looking into someone’s eyes and a lack of empathy can lead to a lack of a good emotional foundation in a relationship. Correspondingly, surveyed people rated their conversations better when technology
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