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Technology as the Bending Stick. By Justin Elsey. Domestication by Humans. Throughout history, humans have domesticated nearly everything we could get our hands on. Dependency on Technology.

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Domestication by humans
Domestication by Humans

  • Throughout history, humans have domesticated nearly everything we could get our hands on.

Dependency on technology
Dependency on Technology

  • Technology introduces new ways to find information and view the world, yet unfortunately it numbs the connection with it.

Misconceptions of technology
Misconceptions of Technology

  • Forms of technology are not limited to merely electronic devices as often misconstrued today.

The introduction to technology
The Introduction to Technology

  • Technology such as cells phones are being introduced as younger and younger ages.

The grasp of technology
The Grasp of Technology

  • Technology lures us into its grasp with promises of productivity and innovation, yet it is mostly used in unproductive actions.

Effects on the environment
Effects on the Environment

  • Dependency on technology is the root of most environmental issues.

Transformation from dependent to independent
Transformation from Dependent to Independent

  • We must use our gift of intelligence to use technology appropriately.

Causes of dependency
Causes of Dependency

  • Humans have a tendency to take the path of least resistance, Human Behaviour and the Principle of Least Effort: An Introduction to Human Ecology, by George Kingsley Zipf.

The natural laziness
The Natural Laziness

  • Laziness is a natural adaptation by us to conserve as much energy as possible.

Taking tech for granted
Taking Tech for Granted

  • Our generation tends to forget about the time where technology we have today did not exist.


  • We should learn how to appreciate the resources we take for granted.

Foreseeable future
Foreseeable Future

  • Without changing our mentality, the future could hold circumstances that become increasingly uninhabitable

It s our responsibility
It’s Our Responsibility

  • We only get one world, so we should do our best to preserve it.

Technology as tools
Technology as Tools

  • The technology should be used as tools, not the overused walking sticks.

Let it be
Let It Be

  • Our species needs to change our mentality of the world and stop domestication at our current exponential rate.

Independence is the ultimate goal
Independence is the Ultimate Goal

  • Achieving true independence from all that holds us back will be harder than it seems.

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