Technology And Regression Of Childhood

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Progress Of Technology And Regression Of Childhood “I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world will have a generation of idiots.” (Albert Einstein). As predicted from one of the greatest scientists of the 20th century, Albert Einstein, the Internet has slowly entered our lives and rapidly took control of our minds. With the introduction of technology devices, such as smart phones and tablets, it seems some people have the necessity to spend their entire lives online and they forget to enjoy moments in real life. Nowadays, the influence of modern technology is deteriorating the human nature for adults, and even children, of connecting and communicating with each other in real life. There are many negative consequences that impact people because of modern technology; however, one of the most damaging consequences of the high-tech era is how excessive use of devices is alienating children from being physically and socially active during their formative years. In the old days, children were anxious to complete their homework and run outside to play with their friends. Nowadays, many things have changed. Children are barely outside playing, but they prefer being secluded in their rooms in front of a screen with a new best friend: the Internet connection. Yet, the saddest part is that some parents are not paying attention to their children’s technology habits. Parents and teachers, should be more attentive by monitoring and reducing children

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