In Ray Bradbury’s, “The Veldt” he illustrates the possible effects of letting technology dominate family life. The integration of technology into major and basic functions of everyday life had a detrimental effect on the wellbeing of all the characters in this story. Since the parents invested so much time in the technology, they were eventually over run by it. As a result, the house was able to turn the children against the parents while driving the parents insane at the same time proving that the house had full control over the family. The children were convinced into believing the nursery was all they needed and killing their parents was right. This event relates to a quote from the article “Is Google making us Stupid”, “As we come to rely on computers to mediate our understanding of the world, it is our own intelligence that become...
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