In My Computers

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As I started to read the poem “In my computers” by Alan P. Lightman, I did not understand what the author wanted the readers to understand; however, I reread it several times and I started to figure out several thoughts. One of the first thoughts that came into my mind was that he is obviously talking about technology, but he is talking way beyond technology. He is talking about the distinctive programs that computers share today with us humans. The programs that today computers share are not common and definitely not like the ones we used to have in the old days; in the old days there were not even computers. With today’s technology, computers can show us the new world. We do not have to get ready and go to see what is happening to the world. We just need to take a look to our computer and let technology show us the nature, the people, and everything that surround us. I figured out that Alan P. Lightman is trying to show us a new world, the world of computers. Today society ensures their lives to computers, they trust to death that nothing will happen if we save everything to computers. Is it really true?, I believe that computers are turning humans into their own weapon. In a weapon that will kill themselves. What I am trying to say is that if humans continue to reinsuring their lives to computers then everything will be lost. What happened to the old days? We may not be looking bright, but we are destroying the beauty of nature by putting computers as our first priority. It should not be like this and this is what computers are making to humans. Computers technology ensures the beauty of nature as it is by looking by our own eyes. They share pictures, videos, blogs, and so on that makes you feel that you are outside. They ensure your memories to be saved for a very long time. We do not know what is going to happen to the world and our generation may not be able to have evidence of how today’s world it is and computers ensure that, but are we sure that...
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