TOEFL Essay Topic 81 - Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Technology has made the world a better place to live. Use specific reasons and examples to support your opinion.
Every night if we do not have the electric light to make use of, we will live in the darkness.
Every night if we do not have the electric light to make use of, we will live in the darkness. Every morning if we do not go on the car, it will take a long time to get our destinations. A heating system let us warmer in winter. A air-condition make our cooler in summer. What give us all that benefits? The answer certainly is the technology. I can suppose what is the world would be if we have not the technology. What is a dull picture. Our life would be the same as the animas.
In my point of view I believe that the technology has made the world the better place to live in. The main reason is that the technology let our daily life more efficient. It takes two hours from Beijing to Shenzhen by plane. But if we travel by train it approximately costs 24 hours. And I can not imagine that how many hours we will use on foot, a week, a month or a year? The technology saves so much time, we can make the full use of our precious time. I appreciate the technology. The another reason is the technology make our life more convenience and the world became a better place to live. When I miss my mother who live two million miles far away, I can use the phone to hear her voice. When I want to buy clothes but I am lazy to go out , I may manage the internet service. For that matter if it is not for the technology our living will be more inconvenience. And we must be uncomfortable with that changes.
Further more the technology has offered us more interesting things. For instance every day I use the computer for working, studying and entertainment. The computer and the internet bring me many funny flashes, interesting games, good music, divertive movies etc. My life has been not lack of technology. It has make our life better than before.
And the technology surely has the disadvantages. The air has been polluted by the enginery. Many persons have been dead by the weapons. The animals would be extinct by the development of factory. But if all these factors are contemplated the advantages of technology carry more weight than those of disadvantages.
From what have been discussed above we may finally draw the conclusion that technology have made the world a better place to live.
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