tesolchina_RA 发表于 2015-12-9 16:20:00

outline-issue 61

People should undertake risky action only after they have carefully considered its consequences.

Write a response in which you discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the recommendation and explain your reasoning for the position you take. In developing and supporting your position, describe specific circumstances in which adopting the recommendation would or would not be advantageous and explain how these examples shape your position.

the statement is true when the risk is well known and fairly easy to manage
the importance of safe sex  
unprotected sex may lead to pregnancy and STD
the risk can be greatly reduced by wearing condoms   
considering the consequences, people should take measures to manage the risk

the statement is also true when the risk can be assessed quantitatively
financial management and investment  
invest in a stock only after reviewing its financial statements and use sophisticated models to calculate the risk  

the statement may not be true under emergency situation when people take risky action out of instinct  
being in danger - risky action can help the human body to release endorphins and adrenaline that can help the person to perform physical acts that are not possible under normal circumstances  
as a result, the person may have a better chance to survive  



Honig 发表于 2018-2-6 21:36:28


ba1a糖儿 发表于 2019-5-2 09:54:51

本帖最后由 ba1a糖儿 于 2019-5-3 23:18 编辑

我竟然想成了:unscrupulous的事就算after considerated thinking也不能做(商界+政界)
beneficial的事  take risk也要做... 好像跑题了?{:b_0012:}


ba1a糖儿 发表于 2019-5-3 23:37:05

ba1a糖儿 发表于 2019-5-2 09:54 static/image/common/back.gif
我竟然想成了:unscrupulous的事就算after considerated thinking也不能做(商界+政 ...


1.unscrupulous的事不能做——工作中(politics/ business man)
gutter oil, taking risks but earn extravagant profit by using cheaper alternatives。
cancer-society customers suffer
2.harmful的事不能做——生活中(drunk drive)
in a hurry, after consideration,决定开车。但overestimate oneself,实际上开车受影响,lead to macabre consequence
互联网的缺点/风险(private violation、harass)但是overall benefit excess potential harmful effect

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