How Technology Has Ruined The Millennials
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How Technology Has Ruined The Millennials

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How Technology Has Ruined The Millennials

As many of us in the millennial generation (anyone from the age of 18 to 26) know, technology became a big thing while we were growing up. Technology has been able to advance in many ways that we never expected to. That's a good thing, however, it has also been a bad thing. Technology has ruined the millennials.

The way that video games have advanced with the ability to add a virtual reality to them and allow yourself to be in the game and how we have taken the graphics of the game from pixilated to almost near perfect to look at, is crazy. It is cool to see all of the advances with this but it has also given the people that play video games for a living, a disadvantage at life. They have become so involved in these games that when it comes to interacting with real people in real life, they do not understand how to read the real human emotion. As Mari from the current season of Survivor stated, going from the two different worlds is difficult because she isn't used to how all of this reacts and works.

Another reason that technology has ruined the millennials is because whenever they go out with their friends or their significant other, they do not talk to each other. They sit there on their phones texting or they go on all of their social media platforms and post about what they are doing instead of enjoying the moment that they are in with the people they decided to go out with.

Technology has ruined the way that we take our education. Although it has given us a way to connect with other people in your class and work with a group became easier, technology has become such a distraction to our education. Most kids would rather check social media, text their friends that are not in their current class, or shop online than pay attention in class. Because of this, overall, grades have dropped causing things to fall back on the teachers like all of their test scores. Which some if not most teachers get paid for how well their students do in their class. So for technology to distract their students the way that it does, they should not have to be paid on how well their students do.

Technology has also taken away our ability to make and form our own opinions along with having an intelligent conversation. We see all of the opinions of our families and friends on social media and we automatically thinks that that is what we have to believe and what we have to follow; however, we do not. we should know that we need to make and form our own opinions and be our own people. As for the intelligent conversations? We don't have them unless they are over text. Is it because we are too scared to talk to someone face to face about the topic or are we just too wrapped up in technology to care?

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