Some people believe that developing the new technology will bring a better life to us of all, yet others think the best way to improve the living standard of citizens is to offer free education to all of us, what do you think of the opinions?
Nowadays, people are tremendously benefited from the fast development of modern technology. We have witnessed the revolution brought by companies from Silicon Valley such as Microsoft, Google and Apple. Not only has it improved the efficiency of work, but also brought with happiness and joyfulness in our lives.
While we treasure the advantages of modern technology, some people argue that the free education outweighs technology when it comes to the issue of living standard. The essence of better standard of living relies upon the development of human beings on a continuing basis. And the
mission of education is to strike people to study more and development further. It teaches us the to live with ethics and morality and explore the unknown world using our well-established knowledge system. However, the reality now is that although people are general well educated in some developed countries, people in the poor countries and regions are still struggling with scarce of education and necessities. The distance between rich and poor leads to the fact that technology may not be the first priority for people to live better in some areas.
Indeed, free education seems to be a long-term promising goal for people. I personally support the idea of technology helps the world to change. First of all, the trend of modem technology is unstoppable. It is obvious that every stakeholder (customers, companies, researchers, governments and etc.) shares the achievement of it and continues to believe in what comes from its growth. Moreover, it is hard to find any contradiction between the technology and education. Assumption made by those opponents that the improvements of technology has to sacrifice with free education. However, it is possible that people come up with a solution to further free up education in a new business model with the help of technology.
To sum up, I hold a firm belief that the ongoing improvements of living standard will depend on the factors like technology and education. However，based on the achievements of technology currently，it is probably easier to get what we aim for. But beyond this, there is still a long way to go.