Is Internet a Boon or Bane?
The Internet has a great impact on our lives in such a manner that it is almost impossible to spend an entire day without it. Forget about the entire day, one might it really difficult or even impossible to spend even a few minutes without the internet.
We all will agree to the fact that the internet has drastically transformed our lives in different manners. In fact, we live in an era where we are constantly surrounded by mobile phones, tablets, television, laptops, computers, and other electronic gadgets. Without hurting anybody’s sentiments, one might consider us as slaves of the internet.
Do you agree to this?
Bloggers Globe points out certain points that could provide a bit of light to the debate about whether the internet is a boon or bane in today’s time. Let’s find out.
Internet as a Boon
- Connecting people worldwide: the Internet has provided us with some tremendous social media platforms like Facebook and WhatsApp that has broken the demographic boundaries, bringing people way closer to than we ever imagined. In fact, the internet has that much potential that a person can shake the entire world just through a single tweet.
- Watching Movies and Songs more easily: We can now watch our favorite movies and songs by just clicking on the internet. Platforms like YouTube, Spotify, Saavn, Netflix and others have made things very easy for movie and songs lover. If you have data connectivity, congratulations, you are the boss in your own world now.
Internet as a Bane
- Capacity to think is Reduced: Internet has made things so easy that we have lost our capability of thinking on certain topics. In fact, teachers these days just Google online and copy paste the entire assignments for their students to work on. So, it eventually affects the development of students which is a matter of concern.
- Addiction: Internet is no less than drugs and alcohol in today’s time. It has its own addiction which is dreadful in many senses. And once you are its prey, it is very hard to leave this addiction. In fact, you might have tried to do the same as well sometime or the other. You failed as you are currently reading this article online. Also, this addiction has made people shift to electronic interaction rather than social which is also a matter of concern.
So, it’s upon you to decide whether the Internet is a boon or bane in modern time.