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Mkmk Essay

867 words - 4 pages

Engelsk aflevering - ”Log off now”

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He has lived in Africa when he was young.
* He lived in Africa when he was young.
* Fejlen er ‘has’, som skal slettes.
After his appointment at the dentist, he went to his parent’s house.
* After his appointment at the dentist, he went to his parents’ house.
* Fejlen er ‘parent’s’, som skal laves om til ‘parents’’, da man I denne sammenhæng ikke kan skrive parent’s, da det betyder ‘parent is’, og ikke giver mening i denne sætning.
He told her, that he liked her.
* He told her that he liked her.
* Kommaet er sat forkert
Too many soldiers has lost there life in Iraq
* Too many soldiers have lost their life in Iraq.
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He thinks that we should be asking ourselves what kind of “connections” and what types of “access” that matter. Maybe we are online just to be cool, and to follow the modern technology. Rifkin think that we should be asking ourselves a deeper question than if it is good to integrate our lives into the new technology revolution. Rifkin thinks that we should find some technology that won’t take over our lives.

2) Describe how Rifkin builds up his argumentation (150)
* “Stress related diseases - including depression, heart disease, strokes, cancer and diabetes - are rising so quickly…” (p. 40 ll. 62-64). Rifkin tries to scare the readers by using the risk of being online too much. In this way, he brings up topics that everyone is afraid to get. Rifkin mention these diseases survival times in the text to remember us what would happen if we don’t take care and start being social. He also mention that in 1910 the average adult was sleeping nine to ten hours a night and today it is less than seven hours a night. Today we have about 500 extra waking hours a year. He mention this as another way to scare us, and perhaps make us quit the social network just a little. To be extra critical he mention that millions of children are diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in the US. Rifkin builds up his arguments by scaring the readers.

3) Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of living in a ‘nanosecond culture’...

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