Are public facilities important?
Yes, I believe public facilities are key when it comes to a healthy and happy society. Some of them meet our basic needs, like hospitals, while others help with our sense of security and safety, like police stations. Without those two, it would be hard to live peacefully. Plus, some others lend a hand in building community, like libraries. Without public facilities, it’s much harder for society to function the way it should.
What are the public facilities near your home?
Well, I don’t live downtown, so there aren’t too many public facilities around. I know for sure there’s a hospital nearby, which is a big relief in case I ever get injured. It’s good to know that help is just a hop, skip, and a jump away. And there might be a police station close by too, which also sets my mind at ease. It definitely makes me feel a lot safer when I sleep at night.
What are the differences between public facilities used by young people and old people?
I think young people tend to use public facilities that match their lifestyles, which in their case are very active and engaging. So they tend to use recreational centers or public gyms. Anywhere they can work up a sweat is usually a good place for them. On the flip side, old people use more basic facilities like libraries. They enjoy more relaxed places where they can just wind down and enjoy some peace and quiet.
Are new public facilities better than old ones?
I suppose that it’s safe to say new public facilities are better than old ones. Since they’re more up-to- date, their quality is worlds away from that of the run-down facilities. When it comes to facilities like hospitals in particular, quality is super important. But that doesn’t mean we should get rid of all the old facilities. You don’t want to throw the baby out with the bathwater. Those places can still have uses.
What’s the difference between facilities in the countryside and the ones in the cities?
I think facilities in the countryside are more basic. You know, you’d probably just have hospitals and police stations but nothing more up-to-date like gyms or recreational centers. They’re probably not as high-quality either, since there aren’t as many people in the countryside as there are in the cities so nicer, more expensive equipment is harder to afford. But when it comes to cities, public facilities usually need to cater to a larger number of people, so they have to be bigger in terms of both size and quantity.
to function the way it should
a big relief
a hop, skip, and a jump away
On the flip side
it’s safe to say
worlds away from
You don’t want to throw the baby out with the bathwater