Losing Our Powers To Technology

The ShieldWall Network

Technology usually makes our lives easier. It also makes it so we don’t have to practice a few basic skills. After years of smartphone use, many of us can’t even remember a phone number.

It’s easy to cry wolf and lament for days gone by. People love to argue before technology ruled our lives, we were happier, smarter, and better at general living.

This fluffy vision of the past is a bit too rose tinted, but the point remains we have lost some basic human skills over the years. Relearning them makes us a little less dependent on technology, flexes our brain muscles, and gives us an opportunity to interact with the world. You don’t have to be a luddite to appreciate most of these skills and getting them back is easy enough for even the most technologically reliant amongst us.

Today we’ll discuss some of the skills we’ve lost…

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Author: Alfred E. Neuman

71 year old geek, ultra-conservative patriot.