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Turkle's Argument Analysis

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Throughout, Turkle’s argument she appeals to her audience’s emotions tapping into their sense of duty to the future generations as well as humanizing the issue. Characteristically, she reveals this through her choice of words, “Children growing up with this may never know another way;” or “Yet there is a price to pay in the development of autonomy;” together with, “What kind of people [are we] becoming as we develop very intimate relationships with our machines.” (507-511) As a result of using these words, she paints vivid images of the fear and apprehension people share over how technology is rapidly changing the very core of society down to the individual level from the way we think to the perception of our own “self”. At the same time, Turkle
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