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Unformatted text preview: • We create things (like the railroad) and think we control them. But they really control us because we come to depend on them. • The "progress" as being, in fact, a negative, by reducing the quality of life by making it more complicated and fast-paced. • Example: The movie, Surrogates: people have robots to live their lives for them. • Technology has made people lazy: cars, buses, etc • Majority of people’s lives are dependent on technology: cell phones, ipods, computers, etc. • Some people change themselves because technology allows the to: botox, implants, etc...
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- Summer '10
- Henry David Thoreau, 2002 albums, Meaning of life, Simple living, DAVID THOREAU, Final Paper Topic, –Henry David Thoreau