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2110 Words Sep 19th, 2014 9 Pages
Science: A Blessing Or A Curse

Everything in the universe has its uses and abuses. The same applies to science. Science has revolutionized human existence and has made it happier and more comfortable. Modern science has many wonders. Electricity is one of its greatest wonders. It is a source of energy. It can run any type of machinery. With the help of electricity, we can light our rooms, run buses and trains and machinery, lift water for irrigation and can accomplish a multitude of other tasks.
Much of the progress that mankind has made in different fields right from the stone age to the modern age is due to the progress made in the filed of science. Not only material progress but also the mental outlook of man has been influenced by
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Biotechnology is a great boon for fighting the diseases. But along with medicines, lethal biological weapons have also been developed. Germs are deliberately released into the air to spread diseases. Anthrax envelopes are used for spreading terrorism. The negative effects of the excessive use of fertilizers and pesticides, used to increase yield, are now evident. Soil salinity has increased. Traces of DDT are found in plants. Establishment and expansion of factories has resulted in all-round pollution. Motor vehicles emit a lot of poisonous material into the atmosphere. This has led to the depletion of the ozone layer and global warming. Television, a good source of entertainment, education and information, has its negative effects too. There are many programmes which promote violence and vulgarity, and teenagers are more interested in watching these programmes. Aggressiveness and violence at an early age have led to shocking crimes. Sometimes, even the mature people learn and apply ingenious methods of crime by watching serials and moves. The power of the Internet is being abused by the widespread use of pornographic material. Lots of people spend their time in chat rooms for obscene discussion.
Science has two faces-good and bad. It depends on us which face we want to see. If we use the gifts of science in a positive way, then it will, provide us with sweet results, but if we use it in the wrong way, the results will definitely be

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