FROM THE POSSIBLE PREDOMINUM OF TECHNOLOGY TO THE CRISIS OF THE HUMAN REASON
Lizdaribeth Josefina Torrealba Hernandez
Affiliation: Universidad Católica Santa Rosa (USCAR),Venezuela
Keywords: Human Reason, Soul Faculties, Human Being, Society, Technology.
Categories: Humanities, Social Sciences and Law
Languages: Spanish, Castilian
Reason must be the faculty that provides the principles of knowledge a priori; with it, the human being has the capacity of rising, with the autonomy to judge about itself and its surroundings without delegating its own criteria to anyone. This writing glimpses the near danger that the human will experience unless he makes continuous use or exercises his superior faculties of the soul." Sapere Aude" is the Latin locution that urges the human being to think for himself; however, is a man conscious that there must be a frivolity of thought that delays his society? Among so many adversities, technology with its progress result disturbing if its dominance reins over the will and thought of man; However, intuition must be key to placing this in a reality where one can have objective conscious of what exists. The technological advances are innovations that alter reality in a positive and negative way according to its purpose. How to do in a society where machines are being created to match human consciousness, with the purpose of they exist to make less effort to the faculties of the human being and provide more comfort to this? Up to what point is technology a means and not an end, up to what will man be an end and not become an instrument of technology?