Internet Made People Less Intelligent

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Has the Internet made People less Intelligent?
Shniya Carter
English 7
Ms Sarah Lindley
May 10, 2017

Many arguments have been brought forward as to whether internet has made people less intelligent or not. The very conservative minds have it that this modern technology has taken the world by storm, and soon all the human races shall lose their intelligence. To them, the internet has done more damage than good to this generation. They condemn the modern methods of learning, and interactions through internet. On the contrary, the modernists have fixed their minds on the present and the future. Today, every mind relies on the internet to perform any intellectual duty. By reviewing the benefits of internet, I shall prove that the
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It is meant to teach, to instruct, to direct, to share ideas, gain knowledge, and to retrieve the meaning of words. These days, many colleges have transition to online, and are teaching their students through the internet. Online learning has a number of advantages. Firstly, it allows students to learn at any time and place. Another benefit of learning online is the fact that it allows students to carry out their own research from the available sources published in the internet. Students may take advantage of journals published and other resources such as online libraries, to ensure they obtain the required information. Is this what some people would like to call “making people less intelligent?” Does getting access to information quickly make you less intelligent? Do you have to go to a physical library to gain intelligence? Finding information on the Internet does not make us any…show more content…
II. Supporting evidence-Part 1:
A. Anyone saying that the internet has made us less intelligent is not rational in the mind.
B. Any sane mind can argue that there are numerous benefits of the internet.
C. As much as it has influenced certain undesired behaviors in the youth, it has greatly improved the level of our intelligence in various ways
D. Do not listen to that person disputing this fact. That person does not understand technology.
III. Supporting evidence-Part 2:
E. Today, you and I know that the internet is not only meant for fame and socialization, but also for education as well
F. These days, many colleges have transition to online, and are teaching their students through the internet.
G. It allows students to carry out their own research from the available sources published in the internet.
H. Students may take advantage of journals published and other resources such as online libraries, to ensure they obtain the required information
IV. Supporting Evidence-Part 3:
I. Internet has not only enhanced learning, but has enhanced business intelligence too.
J. The internet has really assisted businesses to boost their profits through marketing and customer
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