Topic:Do you agree or disagree that progress is always good? Use specific reasons and examples to support your answer.
Who would disagree with the statement “progress is good”? Without progress, there would be no
change. Without progress, there would be no change in our economy, our standard of living, or
Progress is required to keep the economy moving forward. New products need to be developed;
new services need to be created. Without progress, our economy would standstill. There would be
no change. Without progress, there would be no supermarkets with fresh produce brought in from
all over the world.
Progress is required to improve our standard of living. Our homes today are more efficient and use
less natural resources thanks to improvement in home construction techniques. Our clothes are
warmer and safer thanks to developments in textile manufacturing. Our educational system is
better thanks to the use of the computers and the Internet.
Progress is required to improve the health of the world population. Without progress, there would
be no vaccines against deadly diseases like smallpox. Without progress, there would be increased
infant mortality. Thanks to progress, our lives are longer and healthier.
Progress is a natural state. Without it, we would not evolve. Without it, our economy, our
standard of living, and our health would deteriorate. Who could deny the necessity of progress?