The Dangers Of Modern Technology Outweighs Its Benefits
Have you ever sat down to imagine a life without social media, how difficult communication will be among ourselves. The time you travel just to confirm a news or even go just to exchange pleasantries will be so annoying but then imagine the beauty of your cellphone, you are in your convenient and being connected to everyone all over the world.
In every good thing there is a price to pay and one of it is being distracted. Research all over the world has shown a large number of people who complained of not being able to concentrate because of their constant being on their phones. These has lead to waste of valuable time and considering the fact that a lot of persons are now putting in more energy on their online world than trying to make new friends in the real world. No doubt, a lot of people have admitted to trying to avoid problems, insult and also maintain their lane in the process but it's a thing of concern seeing the younger generation fight over their chargers, subscription plans and even hotspots without being worried about what happens to them in the real world.
It's no news that most times our advancement in technology has made us victims of circumstances, I could still recount the number of laboratory viruses and diseases which have been developed in the laboratory, all in the name of exploring medicine. Or do you want to talk about the nuclear energy which has been harnessed and used as a tool of intimidation in one country over the other? Truly technology has been a blessing but if we look at our world before the advancement in technology, you will get to appreciate it better. Moments, where we were not bothered about a plane crash neither did it come to mind how to fight off some addictions technology has labelled on us. Young people are now being immersed in pornography.
The era of going to meet with friends is over as we could connect with anyone within a snap of the finger. I know you are about to call this a relief but when the relief is at the expense of our lives, what do we have to say? Have you ever considered the dangers of staying in a particular spot all day routinely? That's what technology has done to us, the use of television, playing of video games has made a lot of young people to become obese and increasing the number of people prone to having diabetes mellitus. Obesity and diabetes are the major challenges our world is facing now.
The list will be continued but I have to go as I have a surgery to assist today, I hope you all have a wonderful day and stay safe out there knowing fully well we are incharge of our mental health and so therefore needs to give it our maximum best. Do have a blessed week ahead.