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Do you think Technology has made our lives easier or more complicated?

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Nov 21, 2015 8:08 PM

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I can safely say technology has advanced us as humans, but in my cases, it has also made something simple become a hassle. This obviously does not apply to every thing of course but I sometimes think that technology has made things more of a hassle, and we simply get used to it and consider it "easy".


 
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Nov 21, 2015 8:25 PM

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well technology has enabled us to become more precise, so that we need to control more things. in that sense it's more complicated.

but from day to day life, tech has definitely made life easier
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Nov 21, 2015 8:28 PM

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It's made our lives easier, but it's also made us stupider. We don't have to think or memorize as much now, which might be a problem.
 
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Nov 21, 2015 8:28 PM

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Depends, with new advancements comes new hardships. When ever something new is made that can be "good" there is always a bad that comes with the good. Also sometimes I feel like we rely to much on technology.
 
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Nov 21, 2015 9:41 PM

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Eh.


I think it's made my life more difficult.


Hard to drive around California when you have retards texting on their phone.

 
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Nov 21, 2015 9:46 PM
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I think it's both actually.. Situations vary.
 
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Nov 21, 2015 9:59 PM

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most studies i do at school find that technology as a whole, made us a lot smarter, but sadder

e.g. take the industrialization era. what happened after that was modernism, where everyone started wondering about existence and stuff because their lives felt empty. and now that we're in the digital era, studies prove the average person on social media platforms like instagram become more depressed because they tend to compare their lives with others and feel like other people are leading better lives than them.

so yeah generalized a lot there, but i think technology made us more emotionally complex in a negative way.
 
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Nov 21, 2015 10:43 PM

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a lot fucking easier.
 
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Nov 21, 2015 10:48 PM

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It has made out lives easily complicated.
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Nov 21, 2015 11:13 PM

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Much easier. Probably not a good thing.
 
Nov 21, 2015 11:20 PM

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Having technology is like having life on easy mode
 
Nov 21, 2015 11:26 PM

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Much, much easier.
I think about how hard life was for people not 25 years ago and shudder.
 
Nov 22, 2015 2:41 AM

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Technology solves old problems and creates new ones.

The problem is, a lot of technology does things for us and many people find they got nothing to do. Technology is a tool, not a servant. It should make you able to do more, not necessarily make life easier.
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Nov 22, 2015 2:47 AM

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TheBrainintheJar said:
Technology solves old problems and creates new ones.

The problem is, a lot of technology does things for us and many people find they got nothing to do. Technology is a tool, not a servant. It should make you able to do more, not necessarily make life easier.


Pretty much this and i am affraid that someday reality will turn into psycho pass or ergo proxy version of reality, where people will kill themselves as population due to over tech rely incapable of living properly .
 
Nov 22, 2015 8:21 AM

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Exowave said:
TheBrainintheJar said:
Technology solves old problems and creates new ones.

The problem is, a lot of technology does things for us and many people find they got nothing to do. Technology is a tool, not a servant. It should make you able to do more, not necessarily make life easier.


Pretty much this and i am affraid that someday reality will turn into psycho pass or ergo proxy version of reality, where people will kill themselves as population due to over tech rely incapable of living properly .


People are already killing themselves a lot.

Psycho-Pass' reality looks good to me. Sure, some people suffer but it's far better than ours.
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Nov 22, 2015 8:31 AM

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It think it's made our lives a little too easy for the most part. I wouldn't be surprised if in a few years from now, technology is doing most of the thinking for us, it's already starting to look that way.

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Nov 22, 2015 9:23 AM

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Overall definitely easier.

There's much more situations where life is now easier than situations where life became more complicated. Some obvious ones: Microwave, cars, elevators, vaccinations, etc.
 
Nov 22, 2015 9:34 AM

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easier and more complicated, that's interesting
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Nov 22, 2015 9:36 AM
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made our lives fatter
 
Nov 22, 2015 9:37 AM
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Akihiko86 said:
easier and more complicated, that's interesting

But that's how it is really. In order to use technology efficiently,
you need to learn it in depth. If not, you experience difficulties.
 
Nov 22, 2015 9:38 AM

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made our lives fatter


read that as 'faster' at first -_-
 
Nov 22, 2015 10:02 AM
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I think we've come to rely a little too much on technology. If we suddenly found ourselves without it we'd probably be scrambling for a nice while.
 
Nov 22, 2015 11:25 AM

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the benefits outweigh what we see as "a hasstle" so much that its not even a comparison. most of the time the "hasstle" is just the operator not knowing how to use their tech or them expecting the tech to do it all without them.
 
Nov 22, 2015 11:49 AM

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technology has certainly made our lives easier but it has also made us lazier
 
Nov 22, 2015 11:56 AM

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I agree with what you said in the OP. As a whole it's advanced us greatly with medicine, communication, ext. Certain things it has caused more harm then good though.
 
Nov 22, 2015 12:00 PM

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SnugglyWhuggly said:
It think it's made our lives a little too easy for the most part. I wouldn't be surprised if in a few years from now, technology is doing most of the thinking for us, it's already starting to look that way.


I disagree. I think it made us advance our thinking. We're no longer focused on calculating large sums of numbers. We're focused on more complex mathematical problems. Because it does some types of thinking for us, we can do others.
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Nov 22, 2015 12:00 PM

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A lot easier but that is kinda a bad thing.
 
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