1.A question begging an answer centers on whether violence is more directly related to the innate characteristic of human being, or whether it is simply a manifestation of the ills of society. Determining the answer will be far from an easy proposition, but is nonetheless one that deserves careful and deliberate consideration.
2.From the standpoint of success, a good work ethic is no less important than an education. Success does, in fact, depend on the total integration of both aspects.
3.The growing trend for wives to work outside the home even when their husbands are present and employed is in part a sharing of the financial burden with the husband, and in part a reflection of the need these women feel to have a measurable sense of personal worth.
4.Just as honor is a prerequisite for respectability, so is unblemished character a barometer of integrity.
5.Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and the same is true for both the appreciation of art and music.
6.The direct correlation between self-esteem and success also applies to one''s ability to achieve.
7.Improving the plight of teachers is indeed a priority item. However, improving the overall education system is likewise no less important.
8.China and United States share many things in common. Firstly, both are major world powers. Secondly, the two nations offer mutually beneficial factors for development-China with its vast potential market and labor force, and the U.S. with its advanced technology and management expertise.
9.The shaky truce in the Middle East bears little resemblance to the realization of ultimate peace.
10.Idleness spawns discontent, whereas overwork leads to mental and physical exhaustion.
11.Effluent discharges of industrial wastewater and raw sewage into rivers, lakes and inshore coastal areas have not only adversely affected marine life and aquatic resources, but have also jeopardized one of the major necessities for sustaining life-Potable Water.
12.It will have a direct bearing on the matter under discussion.
13.Rapid economic growth may lead to an overextension of resources and lead to an eventual catastrophic meltdown.
14.The immediate results of economic growth have created the illusion of unending prosperity. The best approach at this particular time is to perhaps err on the side of caution.
15.The benefits of technology are undeniable. Nonetheless, the fact that technology often negates the need for human beings in the workplace deserves careful consideration and retraining programs for affected individuals must be introduced.