Unformatted text preview: Era. They show how this is progress and has been going on for a long time and has been causing a lot of good. Gopnik shows their good points however, he rebuttals this by showing all the bad technology has done throughout this “progress” and you must take that into account as well. The Ever-Wasers, believe that it is not the Internet at all that causes greatness or problems, it is the people using it. He says what the person does with the Internet or any technology for that matter that makes the effects good or bad. Gopnik builds up all the different arguments, and then he tears them all down. He later takes the side of the Ever-Waser. He makes a convincing argument that the Internet itself does not positively or negatively effect society but the person using it can....
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- Fall '08
- English, Age of Enlightenment, different views, Adam Gopnik, Soma S. Felmar