The Double-Edged Sword That Is Modern Technology

Like with everything else in this world, technology can work for or against you depending on how it is used. While technology was likely envisioned to uplift the lives of everyone, it has many flaws that we are just starting to realize now that it appears that we are being controlled by it. Aside from the environmental damage many of its electronic parts are causing and the increased demand for energy that is probably contributing to climate change, human behavior has changed and people started to develop bad habits related to excessive tech use.

It is likely our lack of discipline that made us gullible to these new addictions or obsessions. Since we can’t seem to put our smartphones down and steer away from social media even for just a few hours, most of us tend to lose focus and forget what our life priorities are. And in that sense, technology becomes a double-edged sword that may bring about problems for us later on although we are not discrediting the benefits offered by technology altogether because in many ways it has made our lives easier albeit a little more complex …