Unformatted text preview: When the parents mention shutting down the house for a while, the children are very opposed to it. The son responded in saying “that would be dreadful! Would I have to tie my own shoes instead of letting the shoe tier do it? And brush my own teeth and comb my hair and give myself a bath?” He went on to say “I don’t want to do anything but look listen and smell; what else is there to do? My fear is that with these new technologies such as a shoe tier, society will become extremely lethargic and lazy, not having any determination to accomplish something or appreciate hard work because everything is done for you....
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- Spring '08
- Sort, Futurology, slightly adventurous excerpt, shoe tier