Technology: Friend or Foe?


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Technology: Friend or Foe?
This paper will compare and contrast two opposing viewpoints on the impact of technology on our society. One point of view argues that the technology in itself can be considered as a progress of society and that without it the development is not possible.
Rand’s “The Anti-Industrial Revolution” will be the source for this viewpoint. The opposing point is that technology has negative impact on humanity and the environment. This point of view will be taken from Elmer
“The Adding Machine” play. The claims of the two points of view will be examined in particular in reference to information technology and the consequences of global warning. The paper will show that both points of view have valid arguments...
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