16T "Although many people think that the luxuries and conveniences of contemporary life are entirely harmless, in fact, they actually prevent people from developing into truly strong and independent individuals."
The issue of whether the luxuries and conveniences prevent people from developing into truly strong and independent, as the speaker claims, is such a complex one that in response to this statement, people have various answers due to their respective point of view, so we should evaluate the proposition comprehensively and systematically. To a certain extent, I agree insofar as conveniences of contemporary life may affect our self-development and independency. However, another convincing argument can be made further that modern facilities contribute to our conveniences in life. In my view, what really matters/counts is individual's attitude towards contemporary facilities, and the final judgment should depend on a case-by-case analysis which needs an all-sided consideration.
First and foremost, it goes without saying that modern facilities provide humans with independence and free, and enable us to live and work more productive and effectively with the aid of advanced technology and civilization. Since ancient periods, without living and working together, we human beings as gregarious animals can't survive from the perilous times ，facing the dangers in the natural environment such as diseases, disasters , beasts and so on. While in contemporary age, along with the technology and conveniences from modernization which emancipates us from the heavy work and gives the most freedom to humanity, it seems that we have become strong and independent enough to handle these problems and defend for our civilizations. The advanced implements and good medical care contributing to our health and fitness make ourselves robust; the abundance of foods and multiple nutrients that we have everyday enable us to have longevity; the tech and weapons protect...
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