For thousands of years, it has been considered a social responsibility and behavioral norm (行为规范)to respect the elder in China.
There is no doubt that traditional morality, as a national spirit, is a valuable contribution to social harmony and progress and thus should be advocated and promoted in modern times.
People tend to believe that experts are more professional, that prestigious experts can always make faster and better diagnosis and treatment.
This, in my opinion, not only wastes people’s time, but also takes up the precious medical resources (占用宝贵医疗资源).
Write an essay of 160-200 words based on the following pictures. In your essay, you should
1) describe the pictures briefly,
2) interpret the intended meaning,and
3) give your comments.
You should write neatly on the ANSWER SHEET. (20 points)
In the set of picture above, suspecting (怀疑)the vegetables for sale aren’t green food, a woman turns her back on the seller; doubting the credibility of advice from a self-claimed expert dressed as a doctor, an old man turns away; a young man casts doubt on (怀疑)an officer who takes an oath of integrity. The underlying meaning of the drawings can be elaborated in terms of loss of trust among people.
There was a time when doors were left unlocked at night and no one pocketed anything found on the road. However, with the development of the society, people increasingly distrust each other. For example, fearing to be mistaken for offenders, few people would offer assistance to the aged people who fall down on the street because of seizures (突然发作)or injury. This crisis of trust in our society will bring many unfavorable consequences. First and foremost, people will be deprived of much fun since they become overcautious and feel insecure all the time. Besides, a lack of trust is detrimental to personal relationships since “ trust is the glue of life. It’s the most essential ingredient in effective communication. It’s the foundational principle that holds all relationships. ” Last but not the least, people’s loss of trust in the government could intensify social contradictions.
Therefore, it is high time that we called on all sides to deal with the trust crisis. For one thing, the government should make great efforts to promote a credibility system. For another, the mass media should also pay a positive role in restoring mutual trust among people.