109. Daydreaming resulted in improved self-control and enhanced creative thinking ability.
110. Contrary to popular belief， constant and conscious effort at solving a problem is， in reality， one of the most inefficient ways of coping with it.
111. Whenever confronted with a task which seemed too hard to be dealt with， he would stretch out on his laboratory sofa and let fantasies flood his mind.
112. The important thing to remember is to picture these desired objectives as if you had already attained them.
113. Daydreaming is highly beneficial to your physical and mental well-being.
114. Escape being impossible， the rabbit turned to confront the dog.
115. The difficulties that confront us cannot be overcome.
116. He cannot be really happy if he is compelled by society to do what he does not enjoy doing， or if what he enjoys doing is ignored by society as of no value or importance.
117. In a society where slavery in the strict sense has been abolished， the sign that what a man does is of social value is that he is paid money to do it.
118. What from the point of view of society is necessary labor is from his own point of view voluntary play.
119. Whether a job is to be classified as labor or work depends， not on the job itself， but on the tastes of the individual who undertakes it.
120. It is already possible to imagine a society in which the majority of the population， that is to say， its laborers， will have almost as much leisure as in earlier times was enjoyed by the aristocracy.
121. The masses are more likely to replace an unchanging ritual by fashion which it will be in the economic interest of certain people to change as often as possible.
122. Workers seldom commit acts of violence， because they can put their aggression into their work， be it physical like the work of a smith， or mental like the work of a scientist or an artist.
123. They were often compelled to work twelve or fourteen hours a day.
124. The police undertook detailed and comprehensive investigations into the case.
125. The device， though， would do much more than capture a lecture.
126. It was a microcassette found in Kathleen Weinstein‘s shirt pocket that not only led police to her alleged killer but also revealed the New Jersey teacher to be a woman of extraordinary courage and compassion.
127. Grabbing Weinstein by the jaw， the attacker told her he had a gun and forced her into the Camry.
128. It was there， police believe， that Weinstein was able to activate the recorder she kept in her bag.
129. Her power of persuasion were to no avail.
130. Weinstein’s body， with hands and feet bound， was discovered by a hiker in March.
131. Given her fate， the name of the program has a heartbreaking resonance to it： Random Acts of Kindness.
132. The operation fostered hope in the patient.
133. We protested but to no avail.
134. He was firmly convinced that risk accompanies decisions.
135. The computer makes possible a marvellous leap in human proficiency.
136. But the question persists and indeed grows whether the computer will make it easier or harder for human beings to know who they really are…。
137. There may be a tendency to mistake data for wisdom， just as there has always been a tendency to confuse logic with values， and intelligence with insight.
138. To the extent， then， that man fail to distinguish between the intermediate operations of electronic intelligence and the ultimate responsibilities of human decision， the computer could prove a digression.
139. It may promote undue confidence in concrete answers.
140. …before we lose ourselves in celebrating the victory， we might reflect on the great advances in the human situation that have come about because men were challenged by error and would not stop thinking and exploring until they found better approaches for dealing with it.
141. For the danger is not so much that man will be controlled by the computer as that he may imitate it.
142. Even to speculate on it is a gain.
143. If you persist in ignoring my instructions， I shall have to punish you.
144. His ultimate goal is too distant and shadowy to obtain.
145. Despite their differences， their love will conquer.
146. It has taken him a long time to come to terms with the fact that he won't be able to go to college.
For over a hundred years Japan has consistently spent large sums of money and considerable human resources in an effort to obtain technology. Her ability to negotiate _________11 by the fact that most of the technology she wanted was no commercial secrets. Japan‘s _________12 has also been strengthened by the fact that her internal market was large， so that _________13 to this market could be offered to multinational companies as an attraction to them to grant licenses. Besides， Japan’s work force was disciplined， so it was capable _________14 applying the information it acquired. Finally， American and European companies， who were _________15 licensers， felt that the Japanese companies might take a large share of the world market _________16 they were not limited by licensing agreement. Conditions of this sort， _________17 together in one nation， may well be unique， and the case of Japan may therefore not actually demonstrate that licensing is just as efficient as multinational ownership for the _________18 of technology. In fact， Japan may be finding this method of operation _________19 effective than in the past ，as her needs for outside technology now require information which _________20 only a few companies and is more closely held. <！[endif]>
11.A. was strengthened B. will be strengthened C. will have been strengthened D. has been strengthened
12.A. position B. location C. place D. point
13.A. entry B. access C. presence D. acceptance
14.A. at B. in C. for D. of
15.A. potential B. feasible C. liable D. inevitable
16.A. until B. before C. if D. after
17.A. came B. come C. will come D. coming
18.A. transformation B. transfer C. transmission D. shift
19.A. much B. little C. less D. more