TOEFL Essay Topic 95 - Some people think governments should spend as much money as possible exploring outer space (for example, traveling to the Moon and to other planets). Other people disagree and think governments should spend this money for our basic needs on Earth. Which of these two opinions do you agree with? Use specific reasons and details to support your answer.
I agree with both the opinions. Governments worldwide should distribute their money on both the issues.I think outer space is
I agree with both the opinions. Governments worldwide should distribute their money on both the issues.
I think outer space is beyond a fairyland and one has to study it find the answers for several unanswered questions. How Earth is formed? About existence? etc. Another important aspect of space exploration is to find any threats to Earth from celestial bodies. For, sure these sound highly imaginative and fancy concepts, but Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 collision with Jupiter is no imagination. The value of the data collected by observing the collision is far from our arguments. These days materials developed for building sapcecraft`s are used in manufacturing products that help physically challenged people.
At the same time if government with a capability of producing spacecraft`s imports all items from pens to car it is of no use. `What good it will do for its country?` is the question that every government should answer before it allots funds over an issue. First government should be concerned with improving the standard of life of its people. This will enable in building a nation with rich human resources.
I feel governments, which have a balanced plan and transparency in the above two aspects, will definitely win the hearts of the people.