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Does handwriting have a place in the modern world?

People's appeal to handwriting decreased due to the increased use of computers. Nowadays, most people type their projects, researches, home works and answer their final exams on computers.

So, does handwriting have any importance in the modern world?

What effect does technology have on handwriting?

Should we teach our children how to handwrite, or will typing be enough?

Won't handwriting be something from the past?

There are very few handwritten books sold in the market, most books are typed. Does this indicate that handwriting is in its death stage?

Will bad handwriting stop people from writing in the near future?



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  • Dec 5 2011: True.
    Even though computers are widely used.There still have some time when handwriting is acquired.If you only have the ability to type letters but not to write it down. Many opportunities will leave you alone.And the failure comes.

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