I think that having the latest technology is a want not a need. I do think that in this day and time everyone does need some way to stay in contact with others and a way to do research if needed. I also wonder how we are going to stay up with the latest technology if they are coming up with new things everyday. So in so since technology is a need. Americans need ways to stay connected with the news and friends. That way maybe we can make our carbon foot print a little better. For example we can car pool and not waste gas going somewhere that is closed. We can find can use our technology to find places closer to where we are and so many other examples. I do think that we do need technology but i do not think that we need the latest technology. To some it all up technology is a need but the latest technology is a want.
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Hi! I’m Greta from Lithuania :) I use my phone and computer every day… I personally believe that latest technology is a want and I completely agree with you, Maddi :) In my opinion, I think that there is no reason to go out and buy the newest model just because it’s new. Of course new technology like cell phones or computers makes our life easier, not having this technology would be hard to do, but I think, we can use them less, than we use mostly.
I believe that in today’s ever-growing world, technology is needed to thrive. But in saying that, I also believe that having all of these things, and upgrading every few months is a bit ridiculous. Once the entire world gets onboard with the technology train, we could lower our carbon footprint as a whole by the thousands. It would be beneficial for us to have this new way of life, and a new era of communication and needs. Though I think this, I am not saying that having such technologies like, the latest computer or cellphone will always be the answer to your problems. I just believe that as things get to grow and expand in knowledge, we are going to need technology to live. So honestly, I believe that technology is considered both a want and a need. We need it to begin our journey as an Earth to become the more defined and savvy than we are. But it is also a want because people tend to only want these new technologies to look cool, or talk to friends. Which is kind of counterproductive, because of all technologies can do.
To sustain a responsible world everyone needs to do there share of work. If everyone did nothing and where not responsible then our world would not be a place where someone would want to live. There are simple tips that everyone can do to keep our world safe and health. Recycling is a big thing that everyone is capable of do and it helps out the world and decreases your carbon footprint. Other thing one can do is changing the light bulbs in your house to energy efficient ones, which reduces your electricity bill. Another thing is buying cost and energy efficient appliances. Since pole use those everyday that would help greatly with improving your carbon footprint. Buying recycled supplies and using less water each day also helps.
In todays world I think everyone wants to have the lasted technology. I do not think anyone needs the things to make them happy but they are nice things to have. But I do think technology is an important thing to have. I do think having a phone is important but having the newest piece of technology is not necessary. You can do many things with technology like communicate with others, help with research, and learn things that are going on in the world. So I do not think that have technology is unimportant but we do not need to buy everything that looks cool that we want all of the time. We need to work on buying things that we need or when things start to get old.
“if everyone does a little, no one has to do a lot”. This statement is very true in this case. Everyone can do the little things to be environmentally friendly such as turning the water off while brushing your teeth or turning lights off when you leave a room. One person doesn’t need to pick up trash for hours a day, but everyone can pick up a piece of trash when they walk by one.
Keeping our world and environment sustainable and clean is difficult for everyone, but the responsibility is on every person in the world. We as humans need to have a passion or interest in keeping the world clean. There are many ways to successfully contribute to helping keep the environment sustainable. People can decrease in their use of plastic and try to lower their carbon footprint. Recycling more or just picking up the trash you see on the ground can help in little ways, which can add up to a big success.
I believe that the desire of having the latest technology is more of a want rather than that of a need. Having the latest technology is not a necessary factory to ensure a person’s survival. Like in the case of cell phones and other devices, we do not need to have the newest model of a phone all you truly need your phone to do is call people and text others. You may call or text someone to just keep in contact or maybe in the case of an emergency. Using a phone for anything else is truly just a perk that keeps the user entertained but those apps and other perks are not needed for someone to survive. Thats one problem with our society today, we are always mixing up our wants and desires with our needs and necessities. I can admit i am guilty of this but maybe one day we all will come to appreciate and realize the things we want and need in life.
Wanting to have the latest technology is a want in my opinion. Even though I do get the latest technology that is available, I really do not need it for me to survive or be happy. I usually get a new cell phone about every 2 or 3 years but it depends on how well my current phone holds up over that time. I didn’t really need the new model of the iPhone, but I got it for Christmas so I’m not going to complain. I don’t really think the use of technology such as cell phones and mp3 players have an environmental impact. If you are addicted just try to take time away from using the technology every day and increase the amount over time until you only use technology when needed.
I think that new technology is mostly a want not a need. Generally a common person doesn’t need the latest technology to live their life. Old technologies get the job done but might not be as nice or convenient as new items. I think there is a need for new technology if your job depends on it, especially for communication purposes. It’s important to have new technology in business because it can helps companies be the best they can. With the expansion of technology there is also a reduction in paper and waiting time, which makes sharing things much easier. If companies and people utilize these programs and devices their work is more efficient and rewarding.