Analysis Of 'Is Google Making USupid?'

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In the article, “Is Google Making Us Stupid?” by Nicholas Carr, the author argues that the internet is changing the way we think. He starts talking about himself and how he felt that something is changing his brain. The author states that people don’t read as deep as they used to be. His research techniques have changed in several ways. I don’t agree with him. While it is true that internet is changing the way we think, but it is not making us stupid. The author speaks that he is not the only one, and that his friends have the same problems. For them it is hard to concentrate in long readings. “The more they use the Web, the more they have to fight to stay focused” (Carr 573). It is true that as we have a lot of information available to us, it becomes harder to focus in one source. However, there are probably some other factors that are making him and his friends to be less concentrated such as age. It is a fact that attention is getting weaker because of the age. Also, maybe they are reading in a wrong place. For instance, when I read a book in my bedroom where I am always alone, I get completely focused in my reading, but If I will try to do the same thing in the living room with my family watching TV, I will not pass …show more content…

The extra time is giving us a chance to deepen our knowledge at a specific subject if needed. Also, I remember when I was a child, I couldn’t find the books at the library that I am interested in. Now with help of the internet I can find almost every book online and enjoy it in my free time, with just the help of one device. The author is not sure about his feelings, “Maybe I’m just a worrywart” (Carr 579). I think he is mad because the new generation is smarter, and it is hard for him to compete with them because he doesn’t know how to get information

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