GRE ISSUE类作文题库英汉双语版(第二部分)
The Pool of Issue Topics(Part II)

Issue 51

"Education will be truly effective only when it is specifically designed to meet the individual needs and interests of each student."

Issue 52

Education encourages students to question and criticize, and therefore does little to promote social harmony."

Issue 53

"College and university education should be free for all students, fully financed by the government."

Issue 54

"History teaches us only one thing: knowing about the past cannot help people to make important decisions today."

Issue 55

Competition for high grades seriously limits the quality of learning at all levels of education."

Issue 56

"Governments should focus more on solving the immediate problems of today rather than trying to solve the anticipated problems of the future."

Issue 57

"The depth of knowledge to be gained from books is much richer and broader than what can be learned from direct experience."

Issue 58

"The increasingly rapid pace of life today causes more problems than it solves."

Issue 59

"Too much emphasis is placed on role models. Instead of copying others, people should learn to think and act independently and thus make the choices that are best for them."

Issue 60

"The media—and society in general—mistakenly expect an individual to speak for a particular group, whether or not that individual truly represents the views of the entire group."

Issue 61

"High-profile awards such as the Nobel Prize are actually damaging to society because they suggest that only a few people deserve such recognition."

Issue 62

"The widespread idea that people should make self-improvement a primary goal in their lives is problematic because it assumes that people are intrinsically deficient."

Issue 63

"To truly understand your own culture—no matter how you define it—requires personal knowledge of at least one other culture, one that is distinctly different from your own."

Issue 64

"Many people know how to attain success, but few know how to make the best use of it."

Issue 65

"People have been so encouraged by society to focus on apparent differences that they fail to see meaningful similarities among ideas, individuals, and groups."

Issue 66

"As people rely more and more on technology to solve problems, the ability of humans to think for themselves will surely deteriorate."

Issue 67

"Colleges should require students to engage in public-service activities in order to assure that each student receives a balanced, well-rounded education."

Issue 68

"People make the mistake of treating experts with suspicion and mistrust, no matter how valuable their contributions might be."

Issue 69

"Government should place few, if any, restrictions on scientific research and development"

Issue 70

"In any profession—business, politics, education, government—those in power should step down after five years. The surest path to success for any enterprise is revitalization through new leadership."

Issue 71

"Spending time alone makes one a better companion to others."

Issue 72

"One can best understand the most important characteristics of a society by studying its major cities."

Issue 73

"In most professions and academic fields, imagination is more important than knowledge."

Issue 74

"The most effective way to communicate an idea or value to large groups of people is through the use of images, not language."

Issue 75

"The people who make important contributions to society are generally not those who develop their own new ideas, but those who are most gifted at perceiving and coordinating the talents and skills of others."

Issue 76

"Truly profound thinkers and highly creative artists are always out of step with their time and their society."

Issue 77

"People today are too individualistic. Instead of pursuing self-centered, separate goals, people need to understand that satisfaction comes from working for the greater good of the family, the community, or society as a whole."

Issue 78

"Schools should be required to teach the essential interconnectedness of all human beings and thus help eliminate wars, cultural clashes, and other forms of conflict."

Issue 79

Major policy decisions should always be left to politicians and other government experts, who are more informed and thus have better judgment and perspective than do members of the general public."

Issue 80

"All students should be required to take courses in the sciences, even if they have no interest in science."

Issue 81

"Patriotic reverence for the history of a nation often does more to impede than to encourage progress."

Issue 82

"Government should never censor the artistic works or historical displays that a museum wishes to exhibit."

Issue 83

"Government should preserve publicly owned wilderness areas in their natural state, even though these areas are often extremely remote and thus accessible to only a few people."

Issue 84

"In any field of endeavor, it is impossible to make a significant contribution without first being strongly influenced by past achievements within that field."

Issue 85

"Government funding of the arts threatens the integrity of the arts."

Issue 86

"Young people should be encouraged to pursue long-term, realistic goals rather than seek immediate fame and recognition."

Issue 87

"In any field of inquiry, the beginner is more likely than the expert to make important discoveries."

Issue 88

"Technologies not only influence but actually determine social customs and ethics."

Issue 89

"Leaders are created primarily by the demands that are placed upon them."

Issue 90

"College students should be encouraged to pursue subjects that interest them rather than seek programs that promise entry into the job market."

Issue 91

"Most people think that their deeply held values are the result of rational choice, but reason often has little to do with the way people form values."

Issue 92

"In any academic area or professional field, it is just as important to recognize the limits of our knowledge and understanding as it is to acquire new facts and information."

Issue 93

"The concept of 'individual responsibility' is a necessary fiction. Although societies must hold individuals accountable for their own actions, people's behavior is largely determined by forces not of their own making."

Issue 94

"Universities should require every student to take a variety of courses outside the student's field of study because acquiring knowledge of various academic disciplines is the best way to become truly educated."

Issue 95

"People work more productively in teams than individually. Teamwork requires cooperation, which motivates people much more than individual competition does."

Issue 96

"Although, critics who write about the arts tend to deny the existence of any objective standards for evaluating works of art, they have a responsibility to establish standards by which works of art can be judged."

Issue 97

"It is unfortunate but true that political decisions and activities affect all aspects of people's lives."

Issue 98

"Colleges and universities should offer more courses on popular music, film, advertising, and television because contemporary culture has much greater relevance for students than do arts and literature of the past."

Issue 99

"In any realm of life—whether academic, social, business, or political—the only way to succeed is to take a practical, rather than an idealistic, point of view. Pragmatic behavior guarantees survival, whereas idealistic views tend to be superceded by simpler, more immediate options."

Issue 100

The pressure to achieve high grades in school seriously limits the quality of learning. An educational environment without grades would promote more genuine intellectual development."



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