If we continue to develop our technology without wisdom or prudence , our servant may prove to be our executioner. Honorable Members of the State Examination Board! The graduation topic presented to you today was inspired and rooted in the five years of our studies at the English Department to our Faculty. In keeping with the complexity of the subject we can divide the problem into the main components: * The definition of wisdom and prudence
* Studying the problem of modern technologies
* Providing my judgment on the problem in view of the above. I purpose to devote my time to the consideration of the vocabulary meanings of the words wisdom and prudence, the qualities that humanity lacks nowadays. According to the Macmillan dictionary wisdom is the ability to make good decisions based on knowledge and experience. According to Merriam-Webster`s dictionary prudence is the ability to govern and discipline oneself by the use of reason. However the humanity put aside theses necessary qualities long ago. We’ve forgotten the bitter experience of the past and we burn our fingers twice. Humanity is in its constant rush for cheapness and convenience. We simplify our sphere of actions shifting our duties to modern technologies. Making a huge step to technological progress at the same time me approach our degradation and a slow painful death. Everything begins with small unnecessary things like using textual redactors to right a letter, a note, or an essay. We shouldn’t think of correct grammar anymore, machine corrects us and even gives pieces of advice to use the word stylistically more suitable. We have forgotten the feeling of the paper between our fingers. Instead we read blogs, forums, twitters and so on which don’t contain any useful information just intrigues, scandals. We’ve stopped not only our cultural evolution but corporal one also. We use elevators to reach the 3d floor; we use public transport instead of having a 2 km walk. After that we are puzzled...
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