ISSUE-117

True success can be measured primarily in terms of the goals one sets for oneself.


Write a response in which you discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement and explain your reasoning for the position you take. In developing and supporting your position, you should consider ways in which the statement might or might not hold true and explain how these considerations shape your position.


How to define success and how do we measure determine whether someone is successful or not? Some people think hold that since success is their own business, and therefore success is should be judged by whether they have achieved the goals they set for themselves. However, I believe thatfrom my perspective, we should consider the social value of success rather than defining success from an individual perspective.


We should acknowledge that the growing acceptance of the idea that success is defined by achieving one's own goals is inextricably linked to the values of modern society. SpecificallyTo be more specific, modern societies are more tolerant of diversity and have more diverse criteria for judging success, . so that In this case, people can pursue their own goals more often readily and achieve what they think is success. We can see this inLet’s look into the behavior of two generations of an affluenta wealthy family. In the early days of Hong Kong's development, despite the lack of material goods, there were great opportunities for growth, and that's when tycoons like Li Ka-shing were bornemerged. So, in those timesdays, the measure evaluation of success was wealth. But as the Li family developed, Li's children and grandchildren would not struggle as they did in Li's youth. For them, realizing the value of life doesn't necessarily mean achieving business success like Li Ka-shing, but rather pursuing careers in music, art, and other fields that previous generations saw as unprofitableindulgent. But by today's standards, even if they have the aura of Li Ka-shing's success, Li Ka-shing's success is already a thing of the previous generation, and this generation only needs to pursue their own dreams.


However, judging success on the basis of achieving one's own goals may bring disadvantagesmisfortune. This is because measuring success only from one's own perspective can lead to egoism triumphing over altruism. In addition, everyone’s buttom lines are different has a different bottom line, and if everyone judges their own success by the very extremely low standards they set for themselves, this can lower the success level of society as a whole. For example, in today's video platforms, such as YouTube, Tik Tok, etc., many Internet celebrities set their own criteria for success at gaining public attention and traffic. In order to achieve this goal, they will make sensational videos that make a splash, such as the "Big Eater" video. These behaviors bring traffic attention to themselves, but they also promote eating, which is a waste of resources in our societare also promoting wasting foody. The bottom line is should be that success is at least gooddoes no harm for society. Society wants expects families to be harmonious and people to be healthy and happy, so the goals that each individual pursues need to be universally accepted by society. Obviously, however, the achievement of any individual goal is not always considered successful. Therefore, the definition of "success" necessarily includes a social dimension.


Of course, there are those who believe that since success is one's own business, it is reasonable to evaluate success by one's own standards, only if one excludes the potential harm to society mentioned above, and if one does not depend too much on the help of others in the process of succeeding. For those who start from scratch, this is true. Since the process of success is not dependent on othersindependent, and the results of one's own efforts do not negatively affect others, the pursuit of one's own peace of mindinner peace can also be considered a success. But That being said, when people evaluate their own "success," they often take a very generous view of it. Moreover, people often don't know what they really want. People may just go with the flowcrowd. Success, defined in this individual perspective, is most likely to be at a low level. But iIn a collective perspective, however, people can be judged by some uniform criteria, such as value contribution to society, social and economic status, reputation, and so on. This makes more sense, because after all, what we define is not "happiness" but "success". Happiness is up to you, but success is not a one-dimensional judgment.


In short, it is more important to measure success from a social perspective than from an individual perspective.

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