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#1 12 years ago

I am currently around my friends, he is in one room watching the tv, his brother is on the laptop and there parents both watching tv downstairs

i ask has technology done this? or is this a poor example of family interaction.

off course the internet has opened up many other methods of being sociable but within the family i think it has distroyed comunnication.

anyone agree?




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#2 12 years ago

Not really, I'll go on the computer for a certain amount of time, then during a meal, or just when I'm in the mood, I'll go and talk to various family members.




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#3 12 years ago

I guess all those entertainment-possibilities increase the risk that there is less communication in a family but it still depends on the family if they let it happen.




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#4 12 years ago

I disagree, they could all be doing an other more "primitive" form of entertainment. The parents could be playing checker, while the brother listend to the radio and your friend reading the newspaper. ;) Aslong as they don't totally live past eachother there is still social interaction. Ofcourse some families are totally disbaned but I wouldn't blame technology fully for that (see my example), it's pretty normal for people to do what intrests them the most, if they still eat together, talk to eachother, go to parties (birthdays etc.) together, watch some prorgram or an other together there definitely is social interaction.




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#5 12 years ago
evilempireoff course the internet has opened up many other methods of being sociable but within the family i think it has distroyed comunnication. anyone agree?

Hasn't stopped me from communicating with my family. It's just an activity. You can't really be sociable (in the traditional sense) at the same time, but that doesn't mean it's taken anything away from us.




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#6 12 years ago

If a family's going to be separated by technology it's just as likely it would do so without - emotions, real matters, senses cannot (yet) be expressed and solved through a screen. If I don't want to talk to someone, the PC will make no difference. If I do want to talk to someone, the PC will make no difference.

Anyway - my father watches me playing BF2, I quote - "like a movie"... Can't be all bad ay?




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#7 12 years ago

I wouldn't say destroyed, even with the TV on, my family still sits together, though most of the time on a couch not a table ;), but we still interact.




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#8 12 years ago

What utter nonsense. Why, I spoke with my parents on MSN only a few hours ago!




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#9 12 years ago
Mr. MattWhat utter nonsense. Why, I spoke with my parents on MSN only a few hours ago!

same here, same goes for my 78yo grandma, she on msn




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#10 12 years ago
Mr. MattWhat utter nonsense. Why, I spoke with my parents on MSN only a few hours ago!

now whats i'm trying to say that person to person, interaction is slowing being distroyed. altho it will never be fully it will eventually more likly that you speak to your freidns more on msn than in real life.

you get me?




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