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fireangle
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Ok I didn't know where to put this so no complaining that it's in the wrong spot.

So I don't know about you but most of my teachers are going off on how the human race is losing the ability to communicate even though we are in a Era of Socail Media. Do you think they are right? Have we lost our ability to communicate? Or do you disagree and believe are ability to communicate is fine? I want to know what you think.

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kevin8ye
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Pretty sure either:

a) Ur teacher is stupid
b) The textbook is stupid

This counts as a way of communication, many things do, drawing etc.

pangtongshu
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a) Ur teacher is stupid


Oh the cruel irony...
Kasic
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Oh the cruel irony...


I may be called a pessimist and I may not think too highly of the average person's intellectual capacity...but even I don't think that the vast majority of people, when asked to spell "your" or "you're" are going to seriously tell you it's spell "ur."

Unless they're 6, maybe.

I think we're loosing the ability to communicate verbally, becasue everyone is on their phones or computers now. And there's all sorts of hand gestures that people use.


We still communicate verbally. Phone calls are verbal, and so are voice chats with a microphone.

b) The textbook is stupid


Who even reads the textbooks?
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I believe what they mean by us losing communication is...

A lot of people aren't talking face to face. Plus with all this technology we tend to shorten our words. Then some people turn around and don't use literature properly.

Also this is my personal opinion, but I believe since all this technology has come about people have lost the sense of using manners as well.

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er-I think that students who get into the best places of higher education read textbooks.

ChillzMaster
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Lel wut da eff iz dis topic 'bout? Imma leik gonna mak alllll u brozas mah B!

-Chillz

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*grunt grunt* *snort grunt* *grunt snort snort grunt srusnoort* *grunt grunt snort* *oogabooga!*

(translation I think some of the lesser people are losing the ability to communicate. It will be the grammar and spelling Nazis who will take over!

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The old world London:
Crikey. 'E said that? We shoulda bashed 'is brains in a while ago. Now them 'atters are gonna hunt us down and turn us into grinding piss!
Modern times, most of the English-speaking Western youth world:

Lel wut da eff iz dis topic 'bout? Imma leik gonna mak alllll u brozas mah B!
HahiHa
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Ever read A Clockwork Orange? One heck of a funny fictive teenager dialect, yet it isn't less expressive than normal speech. You pony?

handlerfan
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Kaplah!

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In an area where the entirety of Earth is globally connected, able to stream video seamlessly 12,500km away, and have eskimos comment on chilean outfits, yes, I would say people are losing the ability to communicate.

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I think the question should be Are People Losing the Ability to Communicate within their family instead because people around the World can communicate now thanks to the Internet. The funny thing is that the dad, mom,son,daughter can all be together in the family room and not communicate with each other because they are too busy communicating with their online friends. xD

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