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Dalien Duquerette English 98/99 Oct .17 2010 The Rise of Cultural Autism Richard Louv wrote a short story about people with nature experience tend to have better outcomes in society. He talked groups of people and their interest in nature. There is a section where he discuss the world is on a rise of “Cultural Autism”. Cultural Autism comes from Culture and Autism. Culture means a particular society at a particular time and place. Autism is an abnormal absorption with the self; marked by communication disorders and short attention span and inability to treat others as people. (Definitions provided by ). When break down what Richard Louv means by Culture Autism! Our society is accepting Communication disruptions and inability to treat others as people. In the section “Rise of Cultural Autism” he talks how new technology is taking
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Unformatted text preview: over and making people feel inferior. People depend on technology. Ex. Instead of calling a friend instead you would “Facebook chat” your friend. Mrs. Nancy Des said, “As we grow more separate from nature, we continue to separate from one another physically.” Modern technology has come very dependent. The more we depend on technology the more we lose touch with nature. Mr. Louv feels society has new form of autism. We treat people like robots with our actions. Actions such as text messaging, social website, dating website. Back in the early 90’s when technology was not advance; people would meet a person and a conversion. In today society we have everything done thru computers. Culture Autism may just be a condition that society needs to realize! The more we depend on technology, the severe our condition will be....
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