Science- Its Uses and Abuse
Science is very useful yo us. It’s discoveries and inventions make our life comfortable in many ways. They have given us better and quicker means of transport. Trains, buses, cars, aeroplanes, helicopters, ships, electric trains and auto-rickshaws help us to move from one place to another very quickly. Before their appearances people move from one place to another mainly on walk. The rich travelled by the coaches drawn by horses and several men rode upon horses, ponies and camels. They also used carts drawn by bulls and jutkas to travel short distances. They took a long time to reach their destinations. But by trains, motor-cars, ships and planes they travel long distances within a few hours or days. They seem to have brought different parts of the world closer to one another. The mariner’s compass and the satellites orbiting the earth help them to know the weather conditions, the approach of a storm or a cyclone and the heavy or moderate rainfall. They are able to warm the fishermen in the time against going to sea when there are symptoms of as storm upon the sea. There are scientific instruments to fathom the depth of the ocean the temperature and the air-pressure at different depths and the various kinds of sea-creatures and sea-plants. This knowledge gives hope to mankind if the earth fails to provide adequate food to humanity they turn to the sea-life for food. In the field of communications, science has given us wonderful aids in the shape of the telephone, the wireless trelegraphy, the radio, the cable and the Television. They help us to communicate with the people who are far away from us. The transport media say, into a small district. Science has enhanced the nature of our entertainments. It has given the radio, the television, and the cinema. Both of them can be used not only for entertainment but also for audio-visual education. With the progress made by medical science, we find that it diagnoses diseases more...
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