Argumentative Essay About Technology

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Today adults see kids on their phones and say, “Kids aren’t able to do anything but be on their phones.” Unfortunately, to a point, they are right. They spend too much time on their devices that it becomes addicting, which results in life changes. Technology has been a tremendous part of our life that we have relied on. We must ask ourselves how many of us could survive a week without our phones? We have relied on our devices to receive our information. Libraries are not visited as often as they once were. Today with one click of a button anyone could find the answer they are looking for. The older generation may not understand because they did not grow up with all the advanced technology. Since it’s very easy for us to obtain our information it has made us lazy, which results in being ignorant. With Google, they could easily find your information. The internet weakens their ability to focus (Carr 170). As long as one is online, they can click away throughout the internet which allows them to find what they need to know. When they are given the answers they are looking for without thinking it doesn’t allow them the ability to actually learn the topic. Surfing the web chips away the capacity of concentration and contemplation. When anyone’s mind gets used to learning the way the internet distributes it, they have trouble …show more content…
Young adults have spent too much time on their devices. Technology is advancing and people are unable to keep up with it. Although it does affect us in positive ways and makes life easier, a majority of it is negatively benefiting us. It affects the way we learn, focus, addicting and has also affected our brains. Teenagers rely on their phones too much and they cannot live without it. Spending too much time on our devices results in addiction. Unfortunately, being addicted always changes your life. Limits do not apply for what you are addicted to, even if it’s your cell