GRE Essay Topic 364 - Present your perspective on the issue below, "Technology creates more problems than it solves, and may threaten or damage the quality of life."
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Technology is a means of doing a work, in a more elegant and efficient manner with respect to the existing method of doing the same work. Why does technology advances with time? The answer to this question is best explained if we think of the reasons for man’s desire to achieve more comfort, to s...
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The statement that technology is creating hurdle in our instead of simplyfying our day to day activity is contentious one. While each school of thought has its own strengthen and weaknesses, I strongly disagree with this point that because advent of latest technology has made our life complicated. From home to office we commute on automobile which runs on internal combustion process. After reaching at office we communicate with our family members, friends, relatives or business clients our phone, skype, whatsapp etc.Furhermore, while driving car we can get news from all around the world. So news only has made our life. Conversely, our ancestor used to commute on foot or cart to meet relatives. In prehistory, kings used to send message with birds.
Firslty, Advent of latest technology has made our life easy that sitting home we can order grocery, we can buy books, any electronic equipment. many big organisation like Amazon, Alibaba, Snapdeal etc have started providing almost eveything through online portal. Furthermore, Today we can book a movie show instread going at theater and buying ticket their. Additionaly, We can book Holiday pakeges, flight ticket online instead of consulting to agent. Hence, technology has made our life more smooth and easy.
Secondly, Technoloy has not only helped on our domestic life but also in health and education fields. For instance, WebMd--online portal for medical checku--has proved to best tool for old people and with disabilities. Instead of visiting to doctor they can self diagnose the problem. Furthermore, WebMd helps in many other way, for people in remote areas where doctors can't visit every day.
Finally, Latest technolgy is helping scientiest to discover new things, it has made their works and faster. scientist working on Big bang theory--to discover origin of solar system-- are highely dependent on technology and physics- to solve more arcane conundrums. Technoly has saved time to we can concentrate on other important work.
Conversely, Advent of latest technology has created lazzynees in people. For instance, Instead a simple multiplication 25*25, we use calculator. and to commute a small distance we use bike or car. Latest techologies has created many problems to human like environment problem, greenhouse issue which is creating mant alergic problem. However many companies are buiding cars which can be run on electricity to avoid any kind of polution.
In conlusion, Advent of new technology had made our life easy and helped us solve many conundrums.