Argument Analysis: Does Technology Make Us More Alone?

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The current rate of technological development has allowed us to integrate many devices into our everyday lifestyle. However, there is a price that comes with the use of new technology and that price is loneliness. We are becoming alone day after day, is what many are stating. People have differing opinions when it comes to this, but my opinion is the only one that matters. I do believe technology makes us more lonely but it depends on the person.

I believe technology does make us more alone. People now are always deep into technology, whether it 's a phone, computer, or even television. Phones in particular really isolate people from interacting with each other, as they 're always texting or watching video. Technology is causing us to have connections with our phones instead of connecting with people and it sometimes can cause some people relationships to break apart. In the article, "Does Technology Make Us More Alone?" found on NYT written by Michael Conchar. The author states that, " a man proposed to his girlfriend on a beach although he was trying to film it on his smartphone and it was just sad because he ruined the moment not only for himself but also for his girlfriend." This quote supports my claim because all people want …show more content…

However, I really can’t blame them. As a teen, I understand the need and want of technology and how it fills my appetite of boredom and other needs, but I still try to get some interaction with another human being now and then. But, maybe this sensation of mainly using electronic devices is the ongoing of evolution. Maybe a few years from now, the whole word will be full of anti-socialists that stay at home and play on the computer all day and rather communicate through text or Snapchat than actually talk and respond to a human being and we just have to deal with it. It is indeed quite

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