The Dumbest Generation: How The Digital Age

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In today’s time, technology is one of the biggest advantages we have on society. Technology has been able to take us to places we never thought possible, yet it has made us dumber? Not everyone would say that, but the author of the book “The Dumbest Generation: How the Digital Age Stupefies Young Americans and Jeopardizes Our Future” believes that we are in fact dumber because of it. If anything I would say that our generation is way more advanced than others before us. Now I understand that some people may not use the internet for learning purposes, but you can’t speculate that we are stupid just because of a few bad eggs. When saying something like that there are a few things to look at, like for example the IQ results from then compared to now, the education level of today compared to then, and the fact we have all the information in the world with the Internet. First off I will start by saying that we our dumber is putting yourself out there. We as a generation have IQ scores that almost double what they had back in the 1900’s. Back in 1900 the average IQ score was a 70. Back then that was…show more content…
You may not be able to answer it right away, but all you have to do is search it up on the World Wide Web. Being able to pull out your smart phone and search up an answer to something you’re not sure of is a great advantage with our generation. The internet may seem like a lot of social drama and nonsense to some, but it’s all about how you use it. If used correctly it can be a very powerful tool. There are so many different websites to every question you have too, that way if you can’t find one clear enough all you have to do is check another, or even be sure of the answer to see if it matches up with others. The internet has become a tool that is essential for our generations. We may not know stuff from memory, but I assure you that we can easily find the answer to any problem you throw at

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