Mobile Phone and People

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Argumentative Essay : People have become overly dependent on technology.

Topic:

People have become overly dependent on technology
1. Introduction (paragraph 1)
A.Hook: Computer, hand phones, Internet, and latest gadgets such as GPStacking devices are not anymore unusual thing in our daily life.

B. Connecting Information
People start to use those technological inventions as their daily life needs.People’s life style has blend together with technology.

C. Thesis Statement
Although most of the people think that technology has made our life easier, inmy opinion its making us overly dependent on those technologies.

2. Body
A. Paragraph 2 (First point)
Today’s generation is becoming much lazier than the earlier generation. This isbecause they are too dependent on technologies. Some of them are unable todo things on their own. For example, some people are depends on grass-cutting machine to clean their lawn, while they can just do it without it.Another example is, today’s youth generation can’t separate with their mobilephones. They feel like they lost someone in their family if the hand phone isnot in their hand. This clearly shows us how much people depending ontechnologies.

B. Paragraph 3 (Second point)
Most of the powerful countries are depends on their industrial power tostabilize their status. Technology made industrial development to increaserapidly. Industries depend more on machines than human power. This newlydiscovered robotic technology makes human workers to be totally ignored insome factories.

C. Paragraph 4 (Third point)
Besides that, mobile technology makes our lives even faster. As devicesbecome lighter and more powerful we no longer have to wait until we arrive atour destination. We can do almost anything while on the road. In this fastphased world, people without a laptop or mobile devices are the one who leftbehind of their work. Those days, people communicate through letters.

But nowadays, some people lost thousands of money if there is no email servicefor one hour.

D. Paragraph 5 (Counterargument)
On other hand, peoples say that technology reflects how far human kind hasevolved and civilized. They think that I phones and PDAs symbolizes thedevelopment of human race. However in my opinion, these people didn’trealize that we are losing our capability as technology develops. Thousands of years ago people successfully built pyramid with just using human power. Istrongly stand in my opinion that people have become overly dependent ontechnology.

3. Conclusion
A. Restated thesis:

As a conclusion, it’s clear that we have become overly dependent ontechnology by the facts that we are becoming lazier, ignoring humanpower, and working while travelling in our daily life, although when most of the people say that technology made our lives better.

B. Suggestion/ Prediction / Opinion:

If people didn’t learn how to stand on their own leg to do things, surelythey will suffer when the day comes. People should know how to surviveand do things without depending too much on technology.

Article;
Are People Overly Dependent on Technology?
You know you’ve got too much technology in your life when you and your significant other are sitting together on the couch, having a text-message conversation with each other. Who ever imagined that “ashes to ashes, dust to dust” could actually refer to our vocal cords? Admittedly, it’s a very convenient form of communication and entirely appropriate at times, like during weddings, funerals, and tests. But it’s not just text messaging, it’s the entire technology spectrum that has zombified us, and it only seems to be getting worse. I know a handful of people who can’t get into their cars and onto the road until they’ve synced all their...
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