After seeing what has happened to the world since the start of 2011, ive become more concerned then i ever have been about the world finally coming to a halt.
earthquakes, tsunamis, hurricanes and general human stupidity.
we have had it all this year and there's still more to come.
We have come far with technology. we love using our gadgets to socialize, inform, torment and receive pleasure, yet these delights come at a cost.
No longer do we need to leave our homes to have a conversation, large MMOs can immerse millions of players into a virtual world and keep them playing for quite some time, sex may be great buts it comes with risks and a big challenge, so masturbation is becoming more and more of a helpful alternative and its not that hard to do and some of us dont even need to get a job anymore, as long as we can draw in a crowd we can get money.
we are now much better at being anti-social because society is becoming more and more robotic.
But what would happen if the internet suddenly switched off?
most of the population would be at a stand still, wondering what to do.
all because we are too attached to our devices, we cant live without them.
try living a week without internet, your phone, your camera or any type of gaming console.
sure, you could save a lot of electricity and money, but at what cost?
by no means is this an impossible feat, its just something we don't want to do.
And then we have to think about the children of today.
they will grow up with tech surrounding them.
but most damning of all is the fact that they will grow up with the internet at their finger tips, able to comment, complain and not too long until they pick up the language will they be using it within context outside of the tech realm.
but what about when they start mastering the keyboard? will they find using a pen or pencil to be redundant.
how about spelling without spell-check, after becoming so used to it.
i dont know, but i assume the next generation will suffer a bit.
But i say we just to see what happens in the first week of 2012.
if shit happens, then we start being concerned, if it just goes by without a worry, we can rest easy.