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GRE Essay Topic 270 - Present your perspective on the issue below, "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 Pragmatic behavior guarantees survival, whereas idealistic views tend to be superceded by simpler, more immediate options."

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Change, validation, and creativity are all parts of the progress of any society. To achieve success, it is essential that the cultural, the social and the individual contexts correlate .Csiksze... Read more
Fourth Essay Score:5 July 16th, 2015 by
The world is developing so rapidly and there is a constant change in anything and everything.Idealistic approach does not help in surviving this constantly transforming dynamic world.It is the prac... Read more
Is being pragmatic the sure shot way to success? Score:5.5 July 4th, 2015 by
Pragmatism usually trumps ideology, because it provides effective solutions to the problems in front of us. It tells us to weigh the pros against the cons and thus take a decision, based on it. Thi... Read more
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The sentence emphasizes the importance of a pragmatic approach to any problem we face. The issue here implies that there are two ways to solve a problem a idealistic method and a pragmatic approach... Read more
Cooperation or Competition? Score:5.5 October 28th, 2012 by
"While some leaders in government, sports, industry, and other areas attribute their success to a well-developed sense of competition, a society can better prepare its young people for leadership b... Read more
Idealism and Practicalism Score:4.5 June 23rd, 2011 by
The author is correct that the practical viewpoint help us survive in a society. However, it doesn't meant that the idealism is has no value. In fact, since idealism provides vision while practical... Read more
practical Score:5 August 12th, 2010 by
There is a debate over development these days. One of the problems is which one is more important for the human civilization between the practical views and the idealistic views. As for as I am c... Read more
Realm Score:5.5 July 31st, 2010 by
The author claimed that no matter in any realm of life, the only way to succeed is to take a practical rather than an idealistic, point of view, moreover, pragmatic behavior guarantees survival, wh... Read more
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Pragmatism versus idealism Score:5 July 28th, 2010 by
Author asserts that practical approach supercedes idealistic approach.I strongly disagree with this assertion.Though pragmatism may look beneficial at first glance, it is the idealism inculcated in... Read more
profits Score:5.5 May 10th, 2010 by
Besides subsistence farmers and few other exceptions, we are all somehow connected to the market economy -- businesses surround us, in many shapes and forms. We also know that any business would cr... Read more
79 Score:6 March 16th, 2010 by
Since the birth of human beings, we have been constantly developing our way of thinking. Having enough awareness, we begin to pursue our own targets, even if many of them are idealistic. In such co... Read more
No title Score:6 October 28th, 2009 by
Some people assert that great advance in knowledge always require rejection of authority. In my opinion, most of the time, rejection from authority is indispensible to the great progress in knowled... Read more
The increasingly rapid pace of life today causes more proble Score:5 October 25th, 2009 by
The rapid growth of information and developments in technology becomes an inevitable part of our daily lives. It is not our choice to stop or reduce this speed and it was not even a matter of c... Read more
being pragmatic Score:5 October 8th, 2009 by
Practicality, in general, refers to the feasiblity of thoughts and is acquired through practice or action, rather than theory, speculation, or ideals. Practicality is marked by a practical approach... Read more
pracmatism and realism Score:6 April 4th, 2009 by
The notion of pursuing pragmatism has been the prevailing value in modern society, especially in the job-oriented trend--more than often, students are instilled into practical skill, and prepared t... Read more
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The speaker contends that the only way to succeed is to take a practical, rather than an idealistic, point of view, for the reason that pragmatic behavior guarantees survival, whereas idealistic t... Read more
I 99 Score:5.5 August 12th, 2007 by
The speaker asserts that in any realm of life, the only way to succeed is to take a pratical point of view rather than an idealistic one. While the assertion to some extend has its merit, in my vie... Read more
No title Score:3.5 July 21st, 2007 by
Success is one type of acheivement that every person work hard to gain it.Success plays vital role in every one's life. the way to get succeed is to take a practical rather t... Read more
Idealistic view versus pragmatic view for success Score:5 March 11th, 2007 by
A gambler can never lose if he goes on doubling his bet unless he wins. However, this is difficult to follow as the amount to be bet increases exponentially. Moreover, if a gambler at first decides... Read more
No title Score:5.5 September 11th, 2006 by
Throughout history, idealism has often been subjected to failure. For example, the Maginot Line, having been viewed idealistically by French politicians and generals in World War II as an impregnab... Read more
September 11, 2006