Technology Addiction

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Yessenia Fernandez
Speech #3
02/11/2013

Introduction:
Technology permeates every aspect of our lives; we are surrounded by it. Telephones, televisions, cell phones, beepers, and the internet, have all contributed to making our lives a little bit easier, faster and very enjoyable, or do they? Could these advances in technology hard people? Is it possible to become addicted to technology? Technology has become a great benefit to us but many people have taken it too far. Body:

I. Making your life easier.

1. It is true that a computer or a cellphone can make your life a bit easier when you have a couple of questions and don’t know the answer. 2. Google for example has any answer for any type of questions you have at any time of the day. 3. You are able to text friends and family when you don’t have the time to pick up a phone and call them or send electronic mail (e-mail) to get in touch with whom you please at any time as well.

II. The Addiction.
1. From the moment we get up it’s like something automatic, check you emails, Facebook, twitter, instagram and what not. 2. Sitting in front of a computer for hours and hours either chatting with friends or scrolling down your Facebook’s newsfeed. 3. When you can’t control the urge to turn on your cellphone and just immediately go and check any of your websites then that is called ADDICTION.

III. The Effects of Technology addiction.
1. The person who carried me for 9 months with such a loving heart. 2. My mother understands me in the way no other person would, and she always finds proper worlds to comfort me. 3. Despite my numerous mistakes and disobedience, she continued to love me no matter what.

Conclusion:
I am the woman I am today thanks to the love of such an inspirational mother. I am very blessed to say that she is my teacher, my friend and my unconditional love. I love my mom to death and there is nothing and no one that is ever going to change...
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