What Are The Advantages And Disadvantages Of Science And Technology

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In today’s world science and technology has made human life difficult just because of its new inventions. Everyday many new technologies are been added to the list. People get addicted and they don’t know what they are giving up in return. However, these technologies are taking away the human’s ability to think quantitively. Defining human in today’s world means substituting technology for work and thinking that humans used to do. For instance, the ability to count, the memory to remember, the ability to learn through classrooms, and the ability to do things by hand. Science and technology both work together to improve the quality of human life. The inventions and discoveries of technology have given the human life many advantages and disadvantages.…show more content…
First, the invention of Cars and other vehicles is now readily available and technology has advanced enough to for use every day and to work as a reliable tool for getting people and goods from one place to another in a relatively short space of time. The disadvantage is that all forms of vehicle on our roads are polluting the atmosphere. Even electric cars are powered by electricity generated by fossil fuels. Car accidents are also a very big killer worldwide and many lives have been lost because of car accidents/incidents. Second, Analysis of Smartphones allows people to stay in touch, even over long distances, and they are relatively safe and reliable to use. There are devices that can communicate with plus at the other end of the planet and getting and keeping in touch with other people is very easy. However, due to all these facilities people no longer need to meet in person as much, and interpersonal relationships are suffering worldwide because people are communicating through a small handheld device. Lots of people have Smartphones and they use them almost semi-continuously, including in public settings when they could be making new friends, finding new lovers, and talking/interacting with their current…show more content…
When technology solves one of our problems we keep immediately coming up with new, larger problems, no technology will ever be able to satisfy our constantly new needs. However, if we allow technology to make our life easier, and focus more on the quality, rather than the quantity of life, and also learn how to use technology to our greatest advantage such as how to use it to influence others we can all greatly benefit. For example, the invention of the car allowed us to save time, when compared to walking. However, it also made us want to go further by giving us this option, so overall we spend more time getting to places. The same is true for other technologies we want to travel to more countries, learn more. The search for experience has become the meaning of life for many. The technology we are surrounding ourselves with is designed to give us more time for ourselves, which is something we all want. However, today, while technology is as developed as ever before, we are living in a time with the biggest scarcity of time. People are trying to live 10 lives at once and a lot of stress and anxiety occurs from

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