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It is common practice for some students to take a gap year between high school and university in order to do charitable work abroad in underdeveloped countries. What are the advantages and disadvantages for young people of doing volunteer work?

It is not common practice to take a gap year in my country. I have heard of such practice in some other countries. Personally, I beli...
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Jul 30, 2017 05:34
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Some people think that art is an essential subject for children at school while others think it is a waste of time. Discuss both sides and give your opinion.

We take it granted to learn art at school. We are so familiar with art that hardly anyone regards it as a waste of time. That must be the...
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Feb 5, 2017 05:27
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Agree or disagree: Japan should play a more active military role in world affairs

This is a hot issue because Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is insisting to withdraw U.S. troops from Japan. It may be the r...
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Oct 23, 2016 06:49
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Agree or disagree: The Internet should be free from censorship?

I respect freedom of speech, however it does not imply that hate speech can be allowed.Personally, I do not believe that the Internet sho...
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Sep 18, 2016 05:32
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Does modern society encourage selfishness?

It is not amusing to think of disadvantages of modern society. I do not like anything that encourages selfishness. Personally, I believe ...
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Aug 21, 2016 05:51
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Can economic development be achieved without damage to the environment?

Economic development had been achieved along with pollution. Such pursuit will not be allowed any more, however, humans are greedy to gai...
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Aug 14, 2016 06:44
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Is enough being done to integrate people with disabilities into society?

As a medical worker I have a lot to say about this issue. Personally, I do not believe that enough is being done to integrate people with...
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Aug 6, 2016 15:10
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Does the Internet promote democracy?

Democracy is my main concern so I would like to take time to give consideration to the Internet and democracy. Personally, I believe that...
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Jul 31, 2016 16:56
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Is too much pressure put on children to conform to traditional gender roles?

Recently I saw a Turkish drama movie about young orphaned sisters oppressed to get married by their grandmother and uncles. This theme is...
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Jul 24, 2016 06:13
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Should people be encouraged to buy more domestically produced goods?

We find more products made in foreign countries in recent years. Especially, when we choose cheap food or clothes, they are often imports...
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Jul 17, 2016 05:26
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Is it acceptable to treat water as a private commodity?

I can find bottled water at supermarkets anywhere so I am puzzled with this question. Personally, I agree that it is acceptable to treat ...
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Jul 10, 2016 06:06
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Can violence ever be justified in support of a political cause?

Basically, violence is something hated and better to be avoided. I must admit that there are exceptions. Personally, I believe that viole...
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Jul 3, 2016 04:30
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Is the human race in danger of making itself extinct?

There is a possibility of the human race making itself extinct. It must be controversial whether humans are such stupid enough. Personall...
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Jun 26, 2016 07:58
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Should the Japanese government do more to promote human rights in other countries?

There is growing concern about promotion of human rights lately. Personally, I do not believe that the Japanese government should do more...
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Jun 19, 2016 04:58
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Should news media be more accountable for what it reports?

News media was once a government organ and is now considered independent. Personally, I believe that news media should be more accountabl...
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Jun 12, 2016 05:20
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Agree of disagree: The government should provide most public services

It is a trend to privatize public services. Its outcome receives both pros and cons. Personally, I believe that the government should pro...
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Jun 5, 2016 04:50
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Should poor nations be responsible for their own development?

Some nations became poor not only because of themselves, so this theme is controversial. Personally, I believe that poor nations should b...
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May 29, 2016 05:01
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Are the arts given enough importance in today’s society?

Arts have been playing an important role in our world whether we are aware or not.Personally, I do not believe that arts have been given ...
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May 15, 2016 04:43
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Should hunting for sport be banned?

Protection of animals is highly promoted in today’s world so Spain’s king was rebuked for hunting an elephant. Personally I do not believ...
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May 8, 2016 19:02
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Is the problem of terrorism likely to get worse

Terrorism is one of the biggest issues the international community is facing. Personally, I believe that the problem of terrorism is like...
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May 1, 2016 06:44