Inc r e a s e S o c i a l i z i n g

There are two sides to the
c o i n .   O n   t h e   o n e   h a n d ,
t e c h n o l o g y   h a s   s u b v e r t e d
u s   t o   a   g r e a t   e x t e n t ,   s o
much so  that   for  many of
us, our lifestyle has become
s e d e n t a r y   g i v i n g   r i s e   t o
m a n y   d i s e a s e s .   O n   t h e
other hand, there are social
networking sites that have
c e r t a i n l y   m a d e   i t   m o r e
convenient to get in touch
with people with whom we
have lost contact. They have
also have helped business,
e s p e c i a l l y   s m a l l
b u s i n e s s e s .   T h e y   c a n   b e
h e l p f u l   i n   n e t w o r k i n g   f o r
employment purposes also.
Of course, the decrease
i n   f a c e – t o – f a c e
c o m m u n i c a t i o n   i s   o f t e n
l i s t e d   a s   t h e   m o s t
s i g n i f i c a n t   c o n ,   a n d   i t
certainly is one; but I have
a l s o   e n c o u n t e r e d   s e v e r a l
s i t u a t i o n s   w h e r e   p e o p l e
have initiated contact with
o t h e r s   t h r o u g h   s o c i a l
n e t w o r k i n g   s i t e s   b e c a u s e
t h e y   p r o v i d e   p r i v a c y   a n d
o p p o r t u n i t y   t h a t   w o u l d
normally be unavailable to
them.
S c i e n c e   h a s   g i v e n   u s
many sophisticated gadgets
and tools. It depends on us
h o w   w e   a r e   g o i n g   t o   u s e
them. We can enjoy social
life if we minimize the time
s p e n t   o n   n e t   f o r   s o c i a l
n e t w o r k i n g   a n d   t r y   t o
s o c i a l i z e  wi t h   f r i e n d s   a n d
neighbours.
Shashikant Nishant Sharma
Bachelor of Planning
School of Planning and Architecture,
New Delhi

Source: http://www.niscair.res.in/jinfo/sr/2011/SR%2048(6)%20(Point%20Counterpoint).pdf

With Regards
SureShot POST
New Delhi, India
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