The technological advances have improved our quality of life and created some concerns too. The sociological significance of technology is that it sets the framework for the nonmaterial culture. The modern communication technologies changed the way how we interact with each another, influencing the way how people relate to one another, how they work and how they spend a leisure time. Please review the video below, reflect on your daily behavior and activities, and consider:
Should we be concerned about our social interaction, communication and social bonds or not?
Do you think that modern societies can reduce the level of anomie, alienation (E. Durkheim, K. Marx) without limiting people’s individual freedom? Please share your thoughts.