The Four Negative Effects of Society by Alice Martin Essay

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Technology: The Biggest, Baddest Monster Under the Bed
As our innovative world is rapidly moving into the future, technology is being invented and innovated at every turn. This technology ranges from top-notch video game systems to microscopic robots made to perform internal surgery. Although these impressive technological improvements were recently made, they are not entirely beneficial because this technology damages our social and learning skills, while also damaging us as humans.
People across the globe have realized the same thing I did, and many professionals and authors have performed studies and wrote books and articles to prove that technology is robbing us. A particular article that was very interesting and informative is “The
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Technology: The Biggest, Baddest Monster Under the Bed
As our innovative world is rapidly moving into the future, technology is being invented and innovated at every turn. This technology ranges from top-notch video game systems to microscopic robots made to perform internal surgery. Although these impressive technological improvements were recently made, they are not entirely beneficial because this technology damages our social and learning skills, while also damaging us as humans.
People across the globe have realized the same thing I did, and many professionals and authors have performed studies and wrote books and articles to prove that technology is robbing us. A particular article that was very interesting and informative is “The Four Negative Effects of Society” by Alice Martin. In this piece, Martin talks about, what she thinks as, the top four negative effects of technology on our society. First, Martin talks about Elevated Exasperation. What she means by Elevated Exasperation is that people have become so attached to today’s modern technology that when they are asked to do something while using their technology, they become frustrated that they have to put their technology to a standstill in order to fulfill that person’s orders. An example of this is a child playing an online video game in which there is no pause option and is asked to take out the trash by his mother. The child is enraged that he will have to put down his controller, even for a minute, and this
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