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How has technology changed or impacted Geography, Demography, Ecology, Economics and Stratification? What stimulates "Social Change?" Are all societies equal when change occurs? Why or why not?

Technology has lessened the barriers that geography places upon commerce. Companies can outsource labor to India, pay workers the going rate, and due ***** cheaper labor input costs, provide American consumers with less expensive goods. Because of technology, ***** can be shipped all over ***** world, and we can enjoy oranges from Sicily in the middle ***** winter. Goods ***** be sold via e-Bay all over the world. As the world grows sm*****er, people move farther away from their families, as they are more aware of opportunities far and wide. Demographically, more affluent people have fewer children, and provide more material comforts for those *****. The ecology may be heating up *****cause of global warming, but in the short term, technology has ********** humanity with many economic pleasures, although it has also widened the gap between the develop*****g and the developed ***** in terms of standards of living. Still, China and India may be catching *****, deploying their cheaper labor costs ***** large populations to an ***** advantage. The world ***** grown more stratified, but the poor have grown ***** aware, through the media, of the extent of the divide between the haves and have-nots.

Social change may originate in material *****s, like changes in climate, *****, or population numbers, ***** the subsequent social changes spawn further social changes unplanned by the creators of the material change, ***** a shift to ***** more sedentary society, ***** result of the ubiquity of ***** Internet at home and work. Societies are all equally affected ***** *****, but not all of society benefits from technological progress. Technology has enriched the lives of Americas who are able to af*****d computers, ***** for those families ***** cannot, ***** educational divide ***** children who grow up with computers and those who do not, once consider*****, now becomes seismic in terms ***** the necessary job skills the ***** are deprived of, ***** some ***** may never overcome this early obstacle to their


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