Will loss of language skills lead to a breakdown in society?

I started this conversation with question how best to communicate thru internet. Mainly email or say for example FB messenger. The internet for most of the world leaves a person with no excuse for ignorance.

“If we lose our language skills will we lose the ability to communicate with one another which will then lead to a breakdown in Society?”

The wonders of modern technology

In the last 20 years the internet has developed to such a degree that bricks and mortar reference libraries have virtually passed their sell-by date and become obsolete. Wherever you are in the world you have information on tap via Google search and that is one of the greatest inventions and benefits of modern technology imaginable.

We have mobile telephone contact from virtually anywhere to anywhere. No more scrabbling around to find a public phone box in a thunder storm when your car has broken down.

Short of making you a cappuccino your PC can take the drudgery out of the mundane if you invest time in learning how to harness its power. Then you can use the time saved…

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2 Comments on “Will loss of language skills lead to a breakdown in society?

  1. Also, the younger generation has aquired a new language on cyberspace. Using acronyms and abbreviated words instead of learning to spell. We, the older generation want to read books and use the language we learned growing up. It’s hard to communicate with them.

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    • You hit the nail on the head Anonymous. ‘It’s hard to communicate……’ because maybe like me you want to. But I believe where we may see them as non communicative they don’t understand that as we do. I fear a lot will be lost because of the misuse of great modern technology.

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