Movies are popular because people are great watchers

Movies are popular because people are great watchers. They like to watch other peoples` lives. They like to live vicariously. By going to movies, we can escape our own lives, share other emotions, and imagine ourselves as someone else. Many of our lives are not as adventurous or glamorous as the lives in movies. We…

Most countries already have many holidays

Most countries already have many holidays. In my country, China, we have nineteen official holidays. However, I believe that my new holiday, “Walking Day” would be very beneficial and should be added to the nineteen holidays China already has. In this essay, I will outline the three main reasons why “Walking Day” would be a…

It is a very dangerous thing to say that basic literacy skills are more important now than they have ever been

It is a very dangerous thing to say that basic literacy skills are more important now than they have ever been in the past. While a strong argument can be made in favor of this idea, making such an argument would imply that reading and writing were somehow less important in the past. While there…

Many natural resources are disappearing or being wasted on our planet every day

Many natural resources are disappearing or being wasted on our planet every day. One of the most important resources we are abusing is our trees. Each year, hundreds of thousands of acres of trees disappear in countries all around the world. In some countries, these trees are used for fuel. In other countries, trees are…