How Technology Has Affected Our Mind And Body Essay

787 Words Oct 26th, 2015 4 Pages
“All of the biggest technological inventions created by man - the airplane, the automobile, and the computer - says little about his intelligence, but speaks volumes about his laziness.” This quote was said by Mark Kennedy an American writer. As this may be a funny quote it is also true. Technology has been growing rapidly over the course of history. We lived in a world where writing letters were the normal thing to do. However, things have changed and people are not the way they use to be. We have become anti-social and a shy society. It has come to a point where people have no self control with using social media or the internet. It has also caused people to become depressed. Even though technology provides good resources, it has also affected our mind and body.

October 1972 was the first year ARPANET, made the first network and became the foundation of what we call internet today. They started off by making the first e-mail they thought this was going to be the fastest way to talk to someone right away and they were right. Today the internet is not only used for e-mailing but it has expanded into social media. Which is now being used all around the world. However, has it become what the organization ARPANET intended it to be? We are not only using technology to communicate with others, but we have contorted the way it is used today. The internet has become an idolizing place with YouTube, Facebook, and Instagram. This means that people are only thinking about…

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