Are we too dependent on computer?
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Argumentative Essay “Are we too dependent on computer?” Posted on September 26, 2012 by sharmainerodelas
Computers are good means of education because it helps student practice writing, learning and reading. It helps us find out and analyze any kind of information. It makes us think, thus, evolve. With the help of computers and the Internet, we can talk to people from different countries, and even see them. Computers also have its own disadvantages like it has harmful impact on people’s health. The most hazardous part of any computer is its screen. Due to it, users can get 2 types of radiation: X-ray and electromagnetic radiation. Both types influence health and our eyesight. Computers also make people addicted. In fact, Chinese scientists consider the Internet and computer addiction to be a serious psychological problem. It also hampers people’s development in real life. We do not read printed books anymore, since we can listen to audio books or read books online. We spend less time with people, since we would rather talk to someone online. Nowadays people use computers in business, public services, education and, most of all, in entertainment. Almost everything we do and every aspect of our life is affected by modern technology like the computers. There are a lot of advantages using modern technology. Firstly, computer – controlled cars, planes or ships allow us to travel safely. Secondly, all the mental work we need to do, from simple equation to huge statistic data would be almost impossible without using the calculator. Finally, medical care and all the equipment used while helping people would not provide such results if led only by human hand. We should also remember about large branch of entertainment, from television and video with remote control to the Internet,...