TOEFL Essay Topic 59 - Some people are always in a hurry to go places and get things done. Other people prefer to take their time and live life at a slower pace. Which do you prefer? Use specific reasons and examples to support your answer.
Life is short
How fast should we do something? This is a controversial issue and there are two possible attitudes toward it. Some state that we should do everything as soon as possible, while others mention that we do not have to hurry. I think this answer depends on personal experience, personality type, and emotional concern, but as far as I am concerned, I strongly believe that we should always be in a hurry for the following reasons.
First of all, the time we have is limited and we do not have to spend futile time. Although people can live much longer now than before, the time we have is not infinite. The time we can spend in good shapes is shorter than we think in terms of medicine.If we spend a lot of time in doing silly things, this means we lose time to do more meaningful stuffs. Thus we should do everything in a brisk way.This example clearly shows the time we have is limited and we do not have to spend futile time.
In addition, when we converge on what we should do and do it in a hurry, we often get better results consequently.For example, when I was a high school student, most students who got high grades do many activities except study, such as playing baseball or doing part-time jobs or voluntary work. This may be unexpected to many people because students who do nothing but study seem to have enough time to get good grades.I think this is because people tend to be lazy if they think they have much time. On the other hand, if people do not have much time, they are inclined to focus on what to do.As this instance illustrate, I think that when we concentrate on what we should do and do it in a hurry, we often get better results consequently.
Therefore, I am convinced of, for these reasons mentioned above, that we should always be in a hurry. First, the time we have is limited and we do not have to spend futile time.Second, when we concentrate on what we should do and do it in a hurry, we often get better results consequently.