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Don¡¦t forget our inner-life

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As society changes form time to time, so do the human beings. However, it is quite worrying that the changes in human beings are not as good as we may think of. What I mean is that people nowadays emphasize too much on their outlook, but not their inner and moral beauty. This is absolutely a bad news!

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Do you know why people have the changes like this? And do you know what the problems are it will bring to us? Let¡¦s have a brief look at these.

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First of all, people nowadays are more materialistic than those many years ago and this is mainly due to the influence of mass media. People in city can easily get the latest information they want (even they don¡¦t want!) through many ways, such as television, radio, newspapers and magazines. What they may get harmful to them is not the contents form the newspapers or magazines, but the advertisement. Usually the advertisements are about selling products with ¡§attractive¡¨ models and idols. This may send a message to people, especially young people, that what products the models or the idols use are the reason why they become ¡§attractive¡¨ and so they follow the trend without doubt.

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Another reason makes them materialistic is the sufficient material they can easily get. People living in city are no more like the ones who have difficulties in earning a life. Clothes to keep warm, food to keep full, music to keep relaxed, etc. are what people nowadays can easily get. They do not need to fight for it, they do not need to sacrifice anything for it, so they will not treasure it and, worse still, they may feel empty. This is because people only get this by having a process of getting things.

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Sadly, when people do not emphasize their inner life, many people will arise, like neglecting those who are not pretty in their outlook. This may bring to other serious problem ¡V discrimination. With a mind of beautiful outlook, including what people wear, what car people have, is most important, people will logically discriminate against the poor, the weaker ones. According to a study conducted by a foreign university, it was proved that materialism is one of the main reasons causing discrimination. How terrible! As a consequence, these people do not acquire good skills and content knowledge. Surely, it will make society ¡§backwards¡¨ but not ¡§forwards¡¦, because the most precious asset of a modern society is ¡§knowledge¡¨ and the skilful citizens, but not the outlook of a person.

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To solve this problem, we have to first admit that the attitude we now have is wrong ¡V that is outlook for a successful person is not as important as ¡§inner-look¡¦. We have then to fulfill the people who are spiritual empty. For them, they should make more friends, as variety as possible. As different friends can give them different ideas. They may also provide them with solutions to ¡§outlook problems¡¨. And also, by talking with friends, people will become more open and will alter their original wrong concept about life.

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These people with outlook problem should have a reference of those who lead a successful life or career. Talking with them directly (if possible) is one of the ways and you may also buy books about them, biography for example. Usually they would be asked by publishers to have their biography as it is valuable.

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I am sure you will learn a lot by what I have mentioned above and I hope you will be successful in the future!