just a few years ago, the idea of buying lottery every week seemed almost unthinkable for most chinese. now, however,with the advent and popularity of lottery, its advantages and disadvantages have been a subject of heated discussion.
in china eisted an ambivalent feeling towards this novelty.there is no denying that lottery has its contributions. its main advantage is to raise huge amounts of money for the construction of more schools of hope, for the relief of starvation in poverty stricken areas and for the support of various athletic events.otherwise, the fund would be unavailable. so far millions of people have benefited from lottery and more will do. because of this, the mainstream of national consciousness has seen lottery as an efficacious means to finance various projects of public inter
besides, lottery can also lead to a boosting economy. for eample, hong kong, a city famous for its "liuhe lottery",owes much of its amazing prosperity to the long time practice of lottery.
whats more, lottery adds richness and vitality to peoples daily life, especially to the daily life of the aged retirees to whom purchasing lottery becomes one of their favorite pastimes.
besides all the advantages, buying lottery has its critics.what makes it appealing to us also makes it vulnerable to over eploitation. overfascination with lottery consumes too much time and energy. worse than all, lottery can give rise to the misconception of gaining without eerting efforts and a distorted viewpoint towards human life, and even poison ones mind, contributing to the degeneration of peoples morale and enterprising spirits.
in any case, whether the ultimate effect of lottery is good or bad, one thing is certain that lottery in itself is neither good nor bad. it is the use to which it is put that determines its value to society. evidently, when properly treated, lottery can do us more good than bad.