jueves, 6 de noviembre de 2008

Argumentative Essay about using technology in the 21st century

Nowadays, Technology has been an important knowledge of tools and crafts used to help people in many different life aspects in order to generate effiency and optimize time, money and any kind of resource. In many societies, technology has helped develop more advanced economies and has allowed the rise of a leisure class. But at the same time many technological processes produce unwanted by products, known as pollution, and deplete natural resources, to the detriment of the Earth and its environment.

Firstly, technology refers to tools and machines that may be used to solve real world problems fulfill needs or satisfy wants for the benefit of life. A modern example, is the rise of communication technology, which has lessened barriers to human interaction and, as a result, has helped spawn new subcultures; the rise of cyber culture has, at its basis, the development of the Internet and the computer. Not all technology enhances culture in a creative way; technology can also help facilitate political oppression and predating both science and engineering, each of which formalize some aspects of technological endeavor.

In the other hand, technology has been creating in human being a directly dependency of the using of this tools according to develop any type of activity as an economic, political, social and environmental issues. A good example of this is the relevant use of machines, cars, etc, that increase the contamination of the environment, firstable because produce a big number of CO2 that enlarge the consequences of global warming, and secondly because make people a little lazy in order to making the less possible effort.

To sum up, technology is a wonderful tool that helps our societies with the improvement of global economy, consecutively bring a lot of innovation and medical support to cure people disease and develop an efficient and productive procedures or human actions. In addition, various implementations of technology influence the values of a society and new technology often raises new ethical questions. Due to, the problems about pollution and global warming has been taking a significant conscience of people to start having control in the use of technology and how our action affects the environment.