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Megan Elavsky, a third-year pharmacy student at the Northeast Ohio Medical University in Rootstown, with literature for "Take Your Medicine Day" that the pharmacy students will be hosting. Elavasky is coordinating this local initiative for Script Your Future, a national program. (Karen Schiely/Akron Beacon Journal)
Modern society fetishizes technology, worships convenience and strives for technological-driven convenience above most everything. If this year’s coveted Rube Goldberg SmartMachine can be made easier and cheaper by robots in foreign lands, or constructed out of lower-quality materials, then doggone it, the average person or business will happily take the cheaper, easier option, thank you very much.