GRE Text Completion: JiJing 1373-GRE填空机经1373题 - 73NLEH7TYTAG2W35A

The usual (i)____________ spending public monies on scientific projects is that such projects have the potential to make our lives healthier, safer, and more productive. However, the fact that science – even "pure" science – can strengthen democracy and promote public participation in the political process is hardly ever (ii)____________. It should be scientific literacy (iii)____________ democracy, and this is an important ancillary benefit of the promotion of science. A. argument against B. denied C. stifles D. rationale for E. mentioned F. energizes G. precedent for H. gainsaid I. disregards