AMERICANS ARE USING TECHNOLOGY TOO MUCH
According to Webster Dictionary, technology is the use of science in industry, engineering, etc., to invent useful things or to solve problems. As helpful as technology has been, what with all the advances in science and communication, the human race has started to depend upon technology to the point where many people wouldn’t be able to cope with the absence of technology. Many Americans don’t even have the ability to produce an error-free English paper without the use of spell-check. Wii game system was designed to make the player get up and actual play the game. Instead we sit down and play bowling, tennis or bowling( what’s the point). What happen about going to the mall or other hang outs to meet new friends instead we get on local websites. This extreme use of technology is only making Americans lazy and not having the ability to interact with each other.
A couple of years ago there was a power outage all throughout the city of Dayton and its suburbs. Many were not prepared for this power outage. Stores suddenly became overcrowded with people rushing to buy things such as candles, batteries, flashlights, etc because no one had thought to have these items ahead of time. This only lasted for about two weeks and it was only in Dayton, but what would’ve happened if our entire country lost electricity for much longer than two weeks? How many people know how to hand-wash clothes, light a fire without the use of a match or lighter, or grow their own food nowadays. Some people go into an emotional break-down if they go without a cell phone for a couple days. Not having the basic skills to survive is extremely unhealthy. But who needs it when we depend so much on technology.
When the Wii first came out, people were ecstatic. Here was a way for people to golf, bowl, etc., without having to leave their homes! Now instead of having to get actual exercise by going outside and playing a...