The world that I am growing up in is extremely different than the one that my parents grew up in,
700 WordsApr 23, 20193 Pages
The world that I am growing up in is extremely different than the one that my parents grew up in, and a major reason for that is the advancements of the internet. The internet has gone from an unthinkable luxury to an everyday necessity. This advancement has changed the way we think, work, and act as humans.
When thinking about specific ways that the internet has changed the world, the first thing that comes to mind is the way we receive information. Nowadays everything that you need to know is right there at your fingertips. Whether we need answers to history questions or a recipe for dinner tonight, the internet gives it to us. I see this as both a good and a bad thing for our society. I think that it’s good that we always have the…show more content…
The internet has caused production to go up in workplaces around the world and it has also limited the number of human errors that used to occur.
While the internet has allowed us to progress in many aspects, I think that it has also caused us to take a step back in other aspects of life. One of those areas that the internet has caused us to take a step back in is face to face communication. While the internet does allow for very convenient instant messaging, it has caused us to forget how to actually talk to somebody. It’s like people have become so used to talking to people through messages that they can’t look anybody in the face or have an kind of educated conversation. I found myself starting to get this way, I would be looking in a different direction when talking, my sentences would come out all mumbled, and the person I was talking to couldn’t understand me. I had to make a conscious effort to change the way that I approached conversations so I could fix this problem. While many people my age don’t think this that big of a problem, I am certain that they will wish they changed their talking skills when they have a job interview.
One final major way that the internet has changed the world is that it has allowed people everywhere to believe that their dreams can come true. I’m a big believer that everyone should have dreams and that if you keep believing and striving towards your dreams, then they will come