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Technology is a Buddy of Humankind Tech is important in our world today. Terry Tempest William's "The Clan of One-breasted Girls" is all about women having breast cancer due to bomb testing from 1952- 1961 at Utah. In this case technology has a negative effect on the human race. On the flip side, "The Tech of Medication" from Lewis Thomas is all about money and the technology of medicine. There are 3 distinct levels of technology in medicine according to Thomas and they are "nontechnology," "halfway technology" (582), and "technology of modern medicine" (583). It's obvious that technology gains humankind with treatments for diseases and prevention of sickness. Without technology, medication wouldn't be as advanced and there would not be as many medical procedures as there are today. By employing technology, doctors have discovered how to prevent certain diseases or viruses by immunizations. Actually, the human race needs to have technology to advance the health care field, as disclosed in Richard Selzer's "Sarcophagus" about surgery, from the doctor's point of view, showing all of the technology he uses during procedure. All these essays have examples on how technology benefits human kind. Therefore, technology is a pal of humankind, when used with restrictions, because it has made improvements in medicine, and it has proved its usefulness in hospitals. There is absolutely no doubt that technology needs to be employed with restrictions because of what has happened with the bomb testing in Utah. Between the 1950s and 1960s the government chose to test nuclear bombs in a deserted area in Utah. Because of testing this technology out it has cost a whole clan of women to be diagnosed with breast cancer. As Williams puts it, "Children grow...