Technology

Is over-reliance on technology, deteriorating the ability of humans to think for themselves?

“The means by which we live have outdistanced the ends for which we live. Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.”
Martin Luther King, From Strength to Love


Human beings are capable of venturing into possibilities which are tough to imagine.The inherent nature of inquisitiveness present in Humans species enables them to achieve miraculous things. Advancement in science and technology is one of the prominent testimony of such Human perseverance. The present scenario is such that it is practically impossible to live a day without Technology coming into the picture. Technology has occupied a predominant stature in current human civilization. And sometimes it makes us wonder about the validity and the impact of the apparent predicament that technology is offering in the form of appealing objects in our day-to-day lives. Accepting the dominant role that technology has to play, not just today but for days to come, in solving the practical problems, it is imperative to find equivocal opinions over the impact of such technological influence on the thinking and creative abilities of man.

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