21.Perhaps it is time to reexamine the idea that college degrees are a guarantee of intelligence.
22.A growing number of people are beginning to realize that wealth is not the sole prerequisite for happiness.
23.In spite of the extraordinary progress made in science and technology, problems remain in terms of guaranteeing that achievements benefit the greatest number of people.
24.A famous thinker once wrote that the greatest threat to mankind is mankind itself! If this is indeed the case, then the current situation should make us ponder our futuer existence.
25.U.S. President Harry Truman once remarked: The buck stops here! His view has been confirmed by numerous world leaders who have assumed full responsibility for their actions.
26.Large families were once seen as a blessing. Today, however, things are changing and an increasing number of Chinese parents realize that fewer is better.
27.People used to place total reliance on the government. The so-called iron rice bowl prevailed in the past, but things are quite different today.
28.Several years ago, Chinese streets were filled with people wearing identical drab clothing. Today, however, things are quite different and the streets are awash with people wearing fashionable bright colored outfits. Why has the change taken place?
29.Years of observing human behavior has enabled me to conclude that the major difference between mediocrity and success lies solely with the individual concerned. Successful individuals consistently seek advancement, while their less industrious contemporaries are merely content with the status quo.
30.Traditional way of thinking have changed dramatically. The pendulum has swung and people are exhibiting greater open-mindedness and a burning desire to detemine their own destiny.
31.There has been undesirable trend in recent years towards the worship of money. A recent survey showed that X percent of respondents ranked getting rich as their top priority, compared to X percent only a few years ago. Why do people fail to realize that wealth does not necessarily bring happiness?
32.Some months ago, a friend of mine was killed in a tragic automobile accident involving a drunk driver. The incident was far from rare, and was in fact typical of thousands of cases involving people dricing under the influence of alcohol.
33.I recently read a newspaper article on the rampant spread of child abuse. The deplorable problem of the widespread abuse of innocent children has aroused public concern nationwide.
34.Should parents spare the rod and spoil the child? Opinions concerning strict parental discipline vary widely. Some view strict discipline as nothing more than a form of abuse, while others argue it is an essential factor for instilling appropriate social behavior.
35.What do you think of the increasing openness accompanying the ongoing sexual revolution? Do you ever fantasize? Answers to these questions should be based on a determination between appropriate and inappropriate behavior.
36.Why do some governments persist in spending billions of dollars on space exploration when starvation and poverty continue to grip many countries throughout the world? This particular question is being raised by an ever increasing number of people.
37.Judging from the reams of evidence presented, we can safely conclude that the Three Gorges Project will change the lives of an untold number of people forever.
38.The ample evidence presented enables us to reasonably conclude that the scourge of AIDS will be brought under control in the foreseeable future.
39.We must seek immediate solutions for problems leading to the rapid depletion of the earth's ozone layer. If allowed to proceed unchecked, the problem will undoubtedly exacerbate global warming and threaten life as we know it today.
40.Quite obviously, immediate action is needed to extricate 80 million Chinese people from the grips of poverty in order to remove the danger of social unrest and ensure continuing stability.