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The Pros and Cons of Technology

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The question of whether modern technological development has been beneficial or detrimental to human beings is perhaps the most pressing question that faces our society. If technology is harmful, then we need to minimize or eliminate the danger. If technology is not the source of the problems and concerns that are frequently attributed to it, then we need to find another cause for the social and psychological pressures faced by our society, so we can address these problems. Ever since the advent of the Industrial Revolution, people have voiced complaints about the harmful effects of technology. Therefore, we need to examine what Martin Heidegger, a twentieth-century German philosopher, called "The Question Concerning Technology." In his introduction to Heidegger's speech entitled "The Question Concerning Technology," editor David Krell stated that on this question "hinges nothing less than the survival of the species man and the planet earth."

Martin Heidegger was one of the individuals who examined this question most carefully. However, groups such as the Freedom Club (or FC)...

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