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Quotes My final piece of writing is my favorite. “Technology: Good or Bad for Youth?” is the paper I felt the most confident in turning in. I spent tons of time researching for this topic. Since this topic really relates to me I had a great time doing the research. I did not enjoy finding the truth that technology is not good for our youth, because I’m a technology lover myself. I really like the way I was able to support my ideas clearly throughout the paper. The thing I could do better on is making sure it flows. If I could redo this paper I would make sure that all the information connects clearly. I would give myself a 90 on this essay because I was able to give ideas and support them. Quotes “Don’t text my heart,” these word of wisdom were spoken to me by the Christian writer Chad Estham, but what do these words mean? The youth today are becoming more and more attached to their technology. Relationships are being built online or through phones. Keyboards and keypads are becoming the keys to our heart. Technology provides a way of communication but is becoming the only way to communicate with today’s youth because it has made one on one interaction less frequent and has made a negative effect on the social abilities of the youth. Technology is a great way to stay entertained but it is disconnecting people. Today’s Internet users have many ways to be occupied online. These days we have the ability to communicate on websites like facebook, ways to watch TV shows and clips mostly on YouTube, and play entertaining games like on addictinggames, all while on the computer. And we wonder why we have no in person friendships and dysfunctional families. Non-internet users spend 12.6 more minutes on average doing social activities, such as parties, sporting events, and person-to-person conversations (Nie and Hillygus). Internet users spend 34.3 minutes less than non-internet users with family and friends (Nie and Hilygus). Those who don’t...
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