Christian Lous Lange

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  • Personal Narrative: How Technology Is Taking Over

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    I use the computer only for homework and that’s all was the magic rule. Christian Lous Lange famous quote states, “Technology is a useful servant but a dangerous master” (“Technology: Useful Servant / Dangerous Master”, 2014). That is to say we control the technology and if ever gets control of us then it will cause danger to our society. Technology is not the bad but we are if we let ourselves to get manipulated. Also Lange gives truth about our technology by asserting, “Nowhere is this sense of

  • The Purpose Of Spending A Day Without Technology

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    Let’s give our soul the rest that truly deserves. The purpose of spending a day without technology is to detoxify ourselves from the continuous barrage of information. Just as Mark Bittman mentions in his article, “I felt connected to myself rather than my computer. I had time to think, and distance from normal demands.”(4) We are so accustomed to rely on technology that we seem to forget what would become of us without it. Internet, radio, television, cell phones, video games and other technological

  • Analysis Of The Veldt By Ray Bradbury

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    Christian Lous Lange once said “Technology is a useful servant but a dangerous master.” Ray Bradbury, would agree with this quote completely because in his story, “The Veldt”, he shows how too much technology can affect families by using conflicts between a set of parents and their children. Technology can be obsessive, and can cause people to become unfocused at what’s at hand. In this story, Bradbury uses a failing family unit, obsession of materials, and lack of discipline to show that not reprimanding

  • Technology And Technology : The Consequences Of Technology

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    boarding pass was sent to my email, and I couldn’t have called an Uber to get back to school. Technology is fully, and permanently, intertwined into our lives in a way we can’t get rid of without drastically changing our way of life. Professor Christian Lous Lange said, “technology is a useful servant, but a dangerous master.” Our society is on the verge of letting our phones, laptops, and everyday technologies become our masters. Drawing the line where technology surpases usefulness and crosses over

  • The Importance Of Spending A Day Without Technology

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    easier to use religious metaphors to describe what the author tries to regain. “I realized that there is more to the secular Sabbath than an impulse, or even a day off from e-mail. And there are reasons that nonsecular Sabbaths — the holy days of Christians, Jews and Muslims — have rules that require discipline.”(3) This is where this successful writer compares religion to his day off , reminding us that if we want to include this “day off” in our life, we need to have regulations that will guide us

  • Which Story Was More Disturbing The Veldt Or The Walls Essay

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    Which story was more disturbing the veldt or the walls? Technology is a useful servant but a dangerous master. This quote by Christian Lous Lange, summarizes the story of the veldt, its morals, and most importantly, society’s views on technology itself. The line where this blurs is one we fear, and usually do not recognize at first. Whether you agree with this quote or not, it is a disturbing perspective on the advance of knowledge. Imagining a world where technology engulfs the mind of the children

  • Essay: The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks

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    “Technology is a useful servant but a dangerous master” (Christian Lous Lange). Mankind has always sought to advance its knowledge of the world and to make life easier and better for its citizens. However, some scientific breakthroughs have led to unintended consequences. We as a community have the responsibility of guaranteeing our new technology doesn’t have unintended consequences or become dangerous. That includes allowing obsession and/ or abhorrence of it get in the way of caring for

  • There Will Come Soft Rain Analysis

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    “Technology is a useful servant, but a dangerous master,” a quote said by Christian Lous Lange. I find it astounding how attached we are to our technological devices.Technology has attached itself to us and infiltrated our lives. Moreover, we walk around as if technology is cane for us to lean on. If we aren't careful, we could become too dependent on that cane to the point where it becomes a wheelchair. Also, in “The Veldt,” by Ray Bradbury, the children in the story become so dependent on technology

  • The Negative Impacts Of Reliance On Technology

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    Mr. Murphy Graduation Project 16 November 2017 Reliance on Technology “Technology is a useful servant but a dangerous master” (Lange). This quote was said by Christian Lous Lange, a famous Norwegian historian and political scientist, who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1921. The quote says that technology is useful, but if it begins to control you, then it becomes dangerous. Technology is now a big part of our society and our past, present, and future. It has advanced over the last decades, and has

  • Critical Analysis Of Growing Up Tethered By Sherry Turkle

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    Politician Christian Lous Lange once said, “Technology is a useful servant, but a dangerous master.” Even though Lange spoke these wise words over a hundred years ago, their truth translates into today with ease. To better understand today’s interpretation, Sherry Turkle’s essay “Growing Up Tethered” acts as a useful tool. Her use of qualitative evidence is easily relatable creating plenty of opportunity for discussions. As a clinical psychologist, Turkle brings in a perspective unfamiliar to most