| #1 (permalink) Wed Jul 01, 2009 11:29 am TOEFL essay: The power of money...
|Topic: The power of money…
Needless to say money can almost buy every thing. Through the long period of time, money has its strong power on the way people can use it to purchase commodities, to control people and to join in both diverse activities.
At a first glance, with the development of economy, the living’s facility increases naturally. In fact, the appearance of air-conditioner, television, auto mobile, etc has supported our daily life significantly. Thus, money can buy all of them. Consequently, money helps our live to be more modern and comfortable. However, in certain cases when money becomes the instrument to negotiate goods, it classifies our society’s classes in higher and lower levels according to their possession gained.
Secondly, the money’s value can cover one eyes with its fascination, and thus can control people. For instance, the employer bargains benefits through controlling his employees, he pays fee and requires them to do exactly what he demands. However, controlling people involve two aspects, which are moral and immoral. Whatever the illustrations may be for immoral activities, there are many illegal organizations doing evil activities like robbery, arranging football score, etc because these things can bring them a lot of money and power. Apart from its immoral usage, money can help people to overcome their poverty, famine and even AIDS epidemic by several benefactor’s donated money. Furthermore, students have had more and more opportunities to get scholarship, usually 50 percents, for the university’s entrance.
To sum up, though people are likely subservient to money, it still be respected when being used in good purposes. Besides, people must realize the best way using money in order to make our life become better and better.
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