The most important characteristic of a leader

Some people agree with the statement that the most important characteristic of a leader is to accept responsibility for mistakes. Other people disagree with it. If asked, both sides will provide logical reasons to support their stance. Personally, I agree with the idea that the most important characteristic of a leader is to accept responsibility…

Learning about history

Nowadays, people’s sense of value have been diverse, various opinion exist toward the topic statement that learning about the past has no value. As far as I am concerned, I strongly believe that learning about the past is valuable for those of us living in present. I have two reasons. First and foremost, since people…

Work quickly

The increasing pace of the development and growing of our society has introduced a serious question to people, that whether it is better to work quickly and speed up making mistakes or work in a slow pace while guaranteeing everything goes fine. There are considerations or factors that everyone could take into account to investigate…

Exams

Having a glimpse of the current situation in education around the globe, we may marvel at the large variety of examinations students must take each semester. Apparently, giving grades is considered the most common method to evaluate the performance of a student. The entire teaching system cannot do without it. In a sense, pursuing high…

Machines

First and foremost, machines can shorten the time required to finish the work and decrease the burdensome we will spend on the task. There are various kinds of simple work such as inputting tremendous amount of data into spread sheets, counting papers collected from customers and responding to emails. We have to devote a lot…

Money and public recognition

Public recognition and money are two important factors that affect people’s life. Public recognition brings happiness, and some people believe it is more important than the increase of their own money, because they hold the opinion that public recognition can make people work harder. But in fact, I would argue that public recognition is less…

Always listening to the truth?

I disagree with the statement above. Although I admit that honesty should be one of the most important consideration in human relationship, sometimes white-lies are neccessary not to damage the relationship. First, it is not good to tell someone his or her faults or defects directly. By doing so, you might feel good about telling…

Apple

The lecture explained why the computerized voting system can not replace the traditional voting system. There are the following three reasons. First of all, not everyoen can use computers correctly. Some people do not have access to computers, some people are not used of computers, and some people are even scared of this new technology….