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High Technology – A Need or a Greed

What do u think guys, is high tech a need or a greed in today's time???

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  • Dec 13 2012: While some technology is a greed for a ridiculously lazy life, I believe that most technology, at this point, is a need. It may not have been a need once to use technology, but now that said technology is all around us, disconnecting ourselves seems to be laughably implausible to me. The cell phone and television are fixtures in our life now. Before "everyone" started using technology, it was possible to be an engaged, respectable member of society without engaging in the technology, but now all have Facebook and Twitter accounts. I am not suggesting, of course, that all technology is this way; some are necessary such as electricity and water transport. In sum, this is what I believe about technology.
  • Dec 9 2012: I think high technology is both a need and greed. Businesses may need high technology, however, those who have an excessive amount of high technology for their own private use it for greed. In my opinion, high technology is mostly a need in the world and should therefore not be taken away.
  • Dec 9 2012: Progress is desirable; knowledge is good. It is our responsibility as humanity to put such to work in a way that is beneficial to individuals and the society at large.
  • Dec 8 2012: "High Technology – A Need or a Greed"

    A need: humanity has gotten itself in a pickle where it needs advanced technology to maintain its 7 billion members (billions would starve otherwise), and even more advanced technology to maintain them in a sustainable fashion.
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    Dec 8 2012: Both possibly.
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    Dec 7 2012: neither. possibility.