Computers and Technology: the Downfall of Civilization

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Computers and Technology: the Downfall of Civilization

By | May 2012
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Computers and Technology: The Downfall of Civilization
Introduction
We are becoming overwhelmingly dependent on computers and technology. Is this dependence on computers and technology a good thing or should we be more suspicious of their benefits? Since their creation, computers and technology have always been about making our lives easier. From the invention of the light bulb to modern day smart phones, they are helpful devices that most everyone, in one way or another use every day. However, since their creation, they have slowly been forcing society to become ever more dependent on their use. As a society, we continue to depend on computers and technology to get through our daily lives, so the question that needs to be asked is, “Is being dependent on computers a good thing or should we be more suspicious of their benefits?” The Benefits of Computers and Technology

Computers and technology give us new ways to communicate, be entertained, socialize, and learn about things we're interested in and the world around us. With computers and technology we can now do in minutes, sometimes even seconds, what used to take some of us and our parents days and sometimes weeks to accomplish. Most can now even be done from the comfort of our homes. With the use of computers and technology, we can instantly get in contact with others, shop, pay our bills and taxes online, even go to school online. Computers and technology make it easier to gain, maintain, record and organize information. We would not have the understanding and improvement of the human race, the way we fight wars, medical science, space, ocean and earth exploration without the use of computers and their technology. Why computers and technology will be the downfall of civilization Despite the thousands of benefits to using computers and technology in our everyday lives, there are also a number of reasons as to why we shouldn’t be so dependent on them and even why we should be suspicious of them and the...