Argumentative Essay: The Problem Of Alcohol Consumption

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Alcohol Consumption
Gu Tianpei(1612095)
Looking back on our history, Alcohol exist in an immensely charming but dangerous way,we have struggled to understand and manage alcohol’s power. People general thinking that drinking alcohol beverage can inspire their enthusiasm, some artists use alcohol to gain inspiration, some soldiers use alcohol to make them valiant. Drinking alcohol beverage, like a tradition, has been carried out for thousands years to the recent day. But in today’s world, alcohol consumption is causing more serious problems than before, probably even counteract the benefits. This essay intends to discuss the problems that alcohol consumption could brings to us. Its main focus will be the alcohol abuse in teenagers、drank driving
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Health problem and drunk driving hit the list. Alcohol interferes with the brain’s communication pathways, and can affect the way the brain looks and works. In addition, alcohol causes the pancreas to produce toxic substances that can eventually lead to pancreatitis, a dangerous inflammation and swelling of the blood vessels in the pancreas that prevents proper digestion [3]. Not only that, alcohol can also increase the risk of developing certain cancer. But almost every drinker knows these horrible diseases above, then why they never stop drinking? The point is, a short-term alcohol consumption does tiny harm to human’s body, only long-term alcohol consumption can impair the body badly. Nevertheless, the contradiction is apparent to find out: when a drinker finds that there is something wrong with their health, it is too late. And in a drinker’s early life, they can not completely realize which kind of damage that alcohol consumption can lead because they were healthy at that time——at least on the surface. Alcohol just like a chronic disease, making drinkers less vigilant, and brings on severe health consequences in the end.

Alcohol consumption not only does harm to the drinker, sometimes it also hurts the innocent people in a terrible way: drunk driving. Alcohol affects you by changing your judgments, depth perception as well as vital motor skills required to drive safely. Without a clear mind, immeasurable
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The first solution to the problem is modifying the law, especially reinforce the strength of law execution among young people and drunk driver. In 2012, Chinese government modified 《The traffic safety law of the PRC》,mainly strengthens the punishment against drunk driving and underage drinking. Another commonly solution to this problem is enhance the education. Maybe earlier way in education was too gentle, it always showed how can we get a happy life without alcohol consumption. It is time to educate in a more progressive way: to show the horrible consequence to the drinker directly, invite some long-term drinkers who suffered from bad health or other terrible aftereffect of alcohol to persuade drinkers. In addition, an effective solution of drunk driving is designated driver. “The terms " designated driver " refers to the selection of a person who remains sober as the responsible driver of a vehicle whilst others have been allowed to drink alcoholic beverages. [5]” The item like designated driver shows people are beginning to aware that they have a real problem and seeking help to save

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