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第7类： Evaluating greatness or merit（共18题，其中10题重复）
举例：issue 28<113,120,121,127,145>: The surest indicator of a great nation is represented not by the achievements of its rulers, artists, or scientists, but by the general welfare of its people.
Claim: In any field—business, politics, education, government—those in power should step down after five years.
Reason: The surest path to success for any enterprise is revitalization through new leadership.
Some people believe that in order to be effective, political leaders must yield to public opinion and abandon principle for the sake of compromise. Others believe that the most essential quality of an effective leader is the ability to remain consistently committed to particular principles and objectives.
Teachers' salaries should be based on their students' academic performance.
Educational institutions should dissuade students from pursuing fields of study in which they are unlikely to succeed.
The greatness of individuals can be decided only by those who live after them, not by their contemporaries.
Universities should require every student to take a variety of courses outside the student's field of study.
Young people should be encouraged to pursue long-term, realistic goals rather than seek immediate fame and recognition.
In order for any work of art—for example, a film, a novel, a poem, or a song—to have merit, it must be understandable to most people.
67) Some people believe that society should try to save every plant and animal species, despite the expense to humans in effort, time, and financial well-being. Others believe that society need not make extraordinary efforts, especially at a great cost in money and jobs, to save endangered species.
In this age of intensive media coverage, it is no longer possible for a society to regard any living man or woman as a hero.
The effectiveness of a country's leaders is best measured by examining the well-being of that country's citizens.
Critical judgment of work in any given field has little value unless it comes from someone who is an expert in that field.
Some people believe that scientific discoveries have given us a much better understanding of the world around us. Others believe that science has revealed to us that the world is infinitely more complex than we ever realized.
The best way for a society to prepare its young people for leadership in government, industry, or other fields is by instilling in them a sense of cooperation, not competition.
True success can be measured primarily in terms of the goals one sets for oneself.
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