Technology Making Life Better or Worse

789 Words Feb 6th, 2014 4 Pages
Technology making life better or worse
Technology has made a big difference in our society such as communication, work, education, and entertainment in good and bad ways. Some people say that technology has made life better with the internet, cell phones and other devices. While others say technology has been making life worse because people are becoming lazy and replace their lives with technology every day. Technology surrounds almost everyone in modern society and it affects our lives in many ways.
People argue that technology can be dangerous because Technology contains information that many would rather it not have. It influences minds in bad ways, and it allows people to share information, which they would otherwise not be able to
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It is understandable if there is bad weather outside but if it is a sunny day then that means it is time to go have fun outside and exercise. People don’t realize what is outside because they are trapped in their own virtual world and people need to stop relying on technology
“John M. Grohol” who wrote an article “why reliance on technology a bad thing” Says that “Imagine a power outage. You know, the kind we had just a few years ago on our supposedly modern power grid. The kind that isn’t supposed to happen. The kind that brought an entire coast of our country grinding to a halt. But as our thirst for power increases and our infrastructure fails to keep pace with it (and it really is nowhere near to keeping pace with it), it is doubtful the U.S. has enough reserve electricity supplies”.

“John M. Grohol” makes a good point because if people rely too much on technology, even though it helps us in certain ways, it won’t do us any good because there is always a chance that we may have another black out. We can last a few days without technology but a few weeks or longer without technology, it will be a problem. If that happens, we would not know what to do because we always use technology to solve our problems. For that reason we should not rely too much on technology and realize that we can do objectives without having technology doing it for us. It will help us…