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Effects of internet

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The use of internet has increased and improved during the past years, it has become an essential part of our lives, Therefore many people depend on the internet for Communication, entertainment, answers to our questions and many times to make decisions for us. For some of us it affects the traditional way of things, in the text "Is Google Making Us Stupid by Nicholas Carr, Carr brings to light the positive and negative effects of internet use. Nicholas Carr Implies that the use of internet has made us lazy and has affected the way we process our thoughts, he effectively expresses the issue of the effects of internet and then support his debate with another argument of why internet use is beneficial. On the other hand in the text "Why I blog" by Andrew Sullivan, he only focuses on one aspect of the internet and his personal opinion of why he blogs.
The internet affects users in many ways, we have become dependent on the internet, and it has become an important asset to our daily lives. Nicholas Carr Explains how internet has affected him, he states "They supply the stuff of thought, but they also shape the process of thought. And what the net seems to be doing is chipping away our capacity for concentration and contemplation"(610 Carr). We use the internet in everyday life, it has been a quick and effective way to problem solve, we depend on the internet so we don’t have to sit and thoroughly think through our thoughts and problems. We start to lack concentration on readings because of the easy access to summarizations on the internet like "Spark notes", we have become lazier each day because of the conveniences of the internet. In a sense we are avoiding traditional ways; I personally cannot sit down and read a book without getti...

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...ints. Blogging confirms how the internet makes you lazy; it’s easier to be a blogger than a traditional writer. Another effect of internet use is you can't take time to concentrate on a book without skimming the passage or thoroughly thinking through your thoughts without having a search engine to think for you.
Nicholas Carr adequately, addressed the issue and personally it rang true that the internet is making us lazy, Carr thoroughly explained and argued different points of view of how the use of internet has been beneficial and how it has affected people. From Andrew Sullivan personal experiences it proved Carr’s issue because it showed the many distractions of the internet, it has been a part of how he blogs and the reason he blogs. As technology improves and increases the lazier we get because the less dependent we get on reading, books and critical thinking
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