Today's children are not raised by their parents. Computers raise them.

The sad truth.

Dedrick Conway

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Times have changed drastically and irrationally over the decades. The traditional ways of life are slowly fading due to the digital age and technological advancements. That said, please think of how much technology is integrated into our society and how imperative it is to use for our personal and professional lives.

We need technology, but the need has turned into an addiction. We could not seem to live without it if there was a choice because we have created an attachment to AI and the computers themselves. I mean that we have become used to having a laptop of some sort, and without one, we are merely nothing. Our lives have gone digital, most of our learning is done digitally, our communication has become digital, and we hold our digital world to a higher standard than our natural world look at how we treat it. With a global pandemic detrimentally affecting our planet and isolation at an all-time high, the need for technology has risen, and so does mental isolation.

What does this have to do with children being raised by a computer? With the technological age still expanding, societal shifts, and mental isolation of Individuals, all people have is their computer, which could be a phone, tablet, laptop, or desktop computer. With individuals struggling among themselves, time struck, Isolated, and confused, how can man sharpen man? How can parents raise their children if they do not have the time, mental capacity, or will to do so? The phone becomes alive with parents not proficient in raising and teaching their children effectively. The phone has the internet, limitless information, and realms of worlds that are accessible with a few keys.

With children being isolated, unattended, and bored, everything they see on the phone is either authentic, entertaining, or knows ahead of their age and time. Though children are conscious of what they are doing, they subconsciously learn and interpret what they see on their computers. They are learning, but the computer has become their primary source of information instead of the wisdom from their parents. So whatever they see, they accept it as authentic, apply it to themselves, and whether or not it is good or bad, and creates schemas or perceptions that alter…

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Dedrick Conway

Dedrick C. is a serial entrepreneur, indie author, ghostwriter, and artist expressing his perspectives through evocative literary artistry. Top writer in Art!