Think carefully about the issue presented in the following excerpt and the assignment below.
Great discoveries often occur when a person explores the unknown, venturing far from what is familiar. But important breakthroughs—innovative solutions to difficult problems, for example—can also result when people take the time to look closely at their daily surroundings. In fact, the greatest discoveries often occur when people recognize in their familiar surroundings certain opportunities that others have overlooked or when people recognize that the way things have always been done is unjust or ineffective or unnecessary.
Do people make the greatest discoveries by exploring what is unfamiliar to them or by paying close attention to what seems familiar?
Plan and write an essay in which you develop your point of view on this issue. Support your position with reasoning and examples taken from your reading, studies, experience, or observations.
2. 审题关键词：Discovery, Familiar or not
正：Some discoveries were attained from unfamiliar things
反：However, some were started from examining familiar objectives
补：Great discoveries require people to explore both