Linked by Jordan Spencer Cunningham on Tue 1st Sep 2009 01:11 UTC
Internet & Networking While browsing the ever-wider world web today, I came across a story about IBM's patent of a sort of "Facebook Remote Control." It was appalling. Do we seriously need more single-purpose devices that will enable us to sit around more wasting more time than we already do? Does anyone really need to seclude themselves from the world even more to publish their lives on yet another teen-infested network? Must we really always be connected to the net? Read on for my ramble concerning a dark side of technology.
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OSGuy
Member since:
2006-01-01

Sure we abuse technology and technology makes us lazy but why blame technology for it? Blame that person utilizing the technology.

Yes - We need to go to the GYM
Yes - We use remote controls to change TV channels or turn up the volume thus we move less and we put on weight but as long as we exercise regularly, we'll be fine....

Take the stairs rather than the escalators....and so on....

Do not blame technology, blame the person who has control over it....

Edited 2009-09-01 11:07 UTC

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wooptoo Member since:
2006-02-09

With so much technology around it's easy to fall into the temptation of abusing it and neglecting your body.

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Soulbender Member since:
2005-08-18

Well, maybe then those of a weak mind get what they deserve?

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kenji Member since:
2009-04-08

..Yes - We need to go to the GYM...

No, we don't. Humans have been reduced to hamsters on treadmills. Get outside and exercise. The 'gym' is a crutch for those with poor lifestyle choices.

Active people need NO gym. What we need is exercise.

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Chicken Blood Member since:
2005-12-21

"..Yes - We need to go to the GYM...

No, we don't. Humans have been reduced to hamsters on treadmills. Get outside and exercise. The 'gym' is a crutch for those with poor lifestyle choices.

Active people need NO gym. What we need is exercise.
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…which you can get in the gym. What the hell is your point?

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