208"The way people look, dress, and act reveals their attitudes and interests. You can tell much about a society's ideas and values by observing the appearance and behavior of its people."
This issue concerning whether can we tell the society’s ideas and values from observing the appearance and behavior of its people is controversial. To some extent I share the author’s points that we can get information about the society by seeing its people from outlooking. But as I see, without weighing all the factors affecting the behavior of this people, the author practically narrows to an extreme, thereby giving rise to distortion of the original intention underlying this issue that is studying the society’s ideas and attitudes. Accordingly, a fundamental analysis representing my points of agreement and remedy with the opinion is discussed as below.
On the one hand, the assertion that telling people’s attitude and interest from looking their outside is largely tenable. The important supporting reason for me to choose this statement is not far to seek. A outside looking reflecting one’s mind and attitude as a method for us to know a person at first sight is widely used by everyone all the time. To illustrate, let us consider that when we having a lecture, we could easily to know whether the speaker is serious or humorous just by seeing his or her dress and hearing his or her words. Therefore, the author’s assertion, although suffering from a few drawbacks(we will discuss below), has its merits, that is, the implicit rationale behind the assertion accords not only with the common sense but also with our life experience.
Notwithstanding the foregoing concession. The assertion, on the other hand, to some extent, amount to an overstatement because it fails to take into consideration other essential factors such as the globalizing culture incorporated. Whereas an appropriate choice must incorporate different aspects of the issue. In short, this assertion is problematic...