Think carefully about the issue presented in the following excerpt and the assignment below.
Thanks to great advancements in technology, we live today in a world in which knowledge is more readily available to greater numbers of people than ever before in history. Having more and better technology, however, has not made people wiser or more understanding. Indeed, people are so overloaded with information today that they have become less, rather than more, able to make sense of the world around them than our ancestors ever were.
Has today’s abundance of information only made it more difficult for us to understand the world around us?
Plan and write an essay in which you develop your point of view on this issue. Support your position with reasoning and examples taken from your reading, studies, experience, or observations.
2. 审题关键词：abundance of information, more difficult
正：Too much information makes us unable to know the truth and what to believe.
反：The abundance of information helps us understand the same issue from different perspectives.
补：We should have the ability to judge the credibility of the information.