One of the main negative effects of technology is its influence on decreased physical social interaction. For example, social networking encourages people to interact with one another behind a screen rather than in perso... More »

While technology has vastly improved the way people live and communicate, it also affects the safety of personal information. With so much information available through different modes of technology, it increases the ris... More »

Wind energy has many advantages but there are some possible downsides, including: intermittency, initial costs, wildlife impact, noise and appearance. These downsides can be broadly categorized as technology, cost and en... More »

Denis Diderot had an important influence on the Enlightenment in several ways, but particularly through his editorship of the Encyclopedia. This scholarly work, which consisted of 28 volumes, had contributions from many ... More »

Conformity can be seen as good or bad depending on the individual and what he is conforming to. Human beings naturally have a desire to conform to feel accepted, and those who deviate from the norm are often viewed negat... More »

There are several ways of removing the negative effects of karma and these include meditation, purification, avoiding negative thoughts and by gaining wisdom, according to the View on Buddhism website. Karma simply means... More » World View Fortune Superstition

Machiavellian behavior is a way of acting and thinking that values the success of the state or one’s self above the well-being of others. Duplicity, deception and a willingness to do harm are trademarks of the behavior. More »