Some people think that the range of technology currently available is increasing the gap between rich people and poor people. Others think that it is causing the opposite effect. Discuss both the views and give your opinion.

Some people argue that in the modern
, technological advancements are increasing the
between the wealthy and the poor while others believe that
is decreasing the
between them. In my opinion, certain technologies are available to all people in the
and help reduce the
between the rich and the poor.
, certain innovations are inaccessible to the poor because of their high cost. Certain inventions and discoveries decreased the
between people of different income levels.
is because they are accessible to all people due to their availability at cheaper rates.
For example
, the internet
is available to almost all sections of the
. It is affordable to all people and certain places
as railway stations, bus stations and airport are WiFi hotspots where internet is freely available. Online shopping facilities, e-learning opportunities and social networking sites are available to both affluent and poor people in the
and they decrease the
between the rich and the poor.
, certain advancements in
are not affordable for the poorer sections of the
. Modern medicine,
for example
, is expensive. Certain new drugs and diagnostic procedures are very costly. Certain affluent people who developed cancer took treatment with a special kind of
protein which
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protein, which
was very
expensive but
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expensive, but
had fewer side effects compared to conventional chemotherapy. Rich people can access these treatments by spending only a small portion of their income and improve their health. Poor people,
on the other hand
, have to spend all of their money for conventional treatments and yet there is no guarantee that
of them or themselves
condition will improve. In conclusion, certain innovations in
decrease the
between the rich and the poor while certain developments make
more polarized. It is hoped that in the near future all technologies will be available to all people regardless of their economic status.
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