Technology is not progress
Good afternoon fellow students and respected teacher.
In today’s society technology can be very helpful, as it helps our society advance. Technology is advancing our phones, transportation, medical studies, Education, and many other things. These things don’t necessarily mean that we are progressing; in fact humans are actually losing the ability to do the most basic things. People are losing the ability to physically write, to spell, and even to do proper research. They are losing the ambition to do work, cannot socialise face to face, and technology is making our present generations to be lazier. Society is dependent on technology, but don’t see the negative side effects so I’m going to talk about the negative side effects and how to prevent the side effects it could have on our health. Technology is encouraging our society to be lazier, when television came out kids would rather watch television all day instead of going to play outside to get their daily exercise. But some people would rather sit in front of the television or computer and play video games. Technology is advancing, but it’s not helping our society in the case of laziness. People in society would rather take the bus or drive their car to work, even if it’s just down the street. Parents will drive their children to school even if it’s just around the block, because there child is too tired to walk or bike. Also technology has changed the way we do things like mowing the lawn instead of a push mower, we have tractor mowers we you sit and press the gas without doing any physical activity, even using the elevator to go up just one floor instead of using the stairs. All this technology is making us lazier and it’s impacting our health. A Canadian study in 2003 has shown that children between the age of 7 to 11 years of age, the use of computers and television increased the risk of being overweight or obese. They also found that children who spent 3 hours or more a...
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