The more technology avant grades, the more it appears to have dominion over our lives. Of late, the merits of technology are extensively attainable and continuously promoted throughout our society.
While technology makes life manageable for people, it also builds a number of challenges/complications in our society such as the deterioration and decay in the traditional communal way of being.
When you look at society today, almost every aspect of our lives is filled with technology. Most family homes nowadays at least have a laptop, computer, radio, television, or smartphones etc. These devices or services have helped make our lives easier but at the same time have impacted our physical, social, and mental health negatively than we can imagine.
Modern societies have realized the blissfulness of sophisticated technology which is a form of advanced understanding that brings about particular goals or solves various problems.
The technology comprises of two sections; (Techno) which means implementation, craft or ability, and (Logy) means discipline and gaining. Hence, the grammatical meaning of the word technology is; the mechanisms and tools that a society has developed in order to facilitate the solution of its practical problems and to provide the necessary needs for the people.
By that, the use of technology in all areas of life increases risks, threats and crimes associated with the use of this technique, which reflects negatively on the possibility of its benefit in all footslogs of life.
Since human beings are communal by nature, relationships nowadays have become more influenced by the use of modern technologies such as social media, which only reduces the distance needed by people to communicate but has in return had a profound impact on how we relate as a species leading to negative effects on human relations in society and family in general.
Technology has its merits but it has also influenced several areas of our lives negatively
Currently, people have recognized that the use of modern technologies is a necessary condition for life and evidence of the cultural consciousness of the people. They have productive manifests act as one of the obligations of this era where they enter in all walks of life to provide services, improve the quality of life, communication and relationships since it is a developed society that reflects on the culture of the people.
Thus, there are increment concerns in the speed at which modern technology spreads as well as its uses, false and negative impacts. This was due to the unavailability of competent direction where some set of people have become endangered to the negative/weak impact of a knockout. Implying that humans are threatened with a danger of depressing, harmful, unpleasing situations and experiences within the society.
Since schooling is a prime area of life, the use of current technologies makes it an essential part of schooling, not just an easy addition.
Research exhibits the weak (negative) impacts as well as the strong (positive) impacts of current technologies on society and will furnish to elevate people’s perception towards the proper ways of using modern tech. It also has a specific and clear impact on individuals, and society overall since modern technologies play a crucial part in people’s lives and forthcoming potentiality.
So, what are your thoughts on technology and its impact on our lives? Do you think we should be more careful with how we use it or should it be of no concern and let it drive us to the edges of the universe? Let us know what you think in the comment section, we’re more than glad to hear your opinions.
Author: Esther Lukayi
Esther loves writing and reading and she is also very passionate about kids. She is the CEO of Malaika Ushers and is aspiring to be a system analyst.