2019年3月9日托福独立写作范文：The most important problems of our society can be solved during our lifetime
Personally, I do not think that many of the struggles or sufferings of human beings can be solved before I can no longer breathe.Instead, I believe that they will persist or seem to be solved but actually appear repeatedly with adeceptive new packaging yet unchanged nature. Why do I hold such a pessimistic view?
The first reason is based on the history. Many of the problems we are dealing with have long been difficulties since they first bothered us in the past. For example, people can still die young of illness.At this point, the opponents may find counterexamples that experts have been finding curesfor more and more diseases that used to be lethal and are able to effectivelyintervene before the conditions take lives.However, while increasing numbers of patients are cured, even moreunprecedented fatal viruses and pathological changes are also discovered. Theirrefutable fact is that there will always be conditions that can take one’s lifein the one’s prime. Another example is crime. Has it ever stopped? As a matter of fact, not only does it remain stubborn, it also varies [vary] through time. To name a few specific cases, fraud has always been a problem, and corruption has never been eliminated.
As the economy and technology develop at an incredible speed in today’s society, there are an increasing number of people believing that the most important problems affecting our society today could be solved within our lifetime. However, to me, it is not difficult to foretell that the most important problems affecting our society today cannot be solved within our lifetime. My reasons and examples are as follows.(69 words)
First and foremost, poverty cannot be eradicated within our lifetime. Poverty has existed since the beginning of civilization and generations of people have declared war on poverty; however, despite all the effort, many people around the world still have trouble getting access to basic necessities of life--even in the most developed and affluent countries like America, there are still approximately 39.8million people living below the poverty line, let alone the less developed countries like Ethiopia where about 44 percent of the population is chronically or at least periodically food insecure. Worse, because of climate change and economic crisis, more families are suffering and hunger is seen growing worldwide. (108 words)