Learning about the Past Essay

by Anomika
(Uzbekistan)

Learning about the past has no value for those of us living in the present.

To what extent do you agree or disagree?


The past does not not afford people to enjoy the present life. All failures and disappointments, which were made because of different reasons, force people to find the answer on the question "Why?" in the shelf of the old memories. Therefore, majorities believe there is no usefulness in the learning of the past time. I hesitate with this opinion and would like to consider the values and drawbacks of the knowledge about the past life moments.

First and foremost, as a one great person pointed out: "There is no future without past". All events, deals or actions, which happened a long time ago or yesterday, help people to have the best time today. For instance, the past mistakes and falls have made us stronger and smarter in our present life.Moreover,ancient life has introduced to humanity an enormous amount of exciting characters who became exemplars. Finally, only through the history we can create something new for today`s generation because the past is like a house basis without which it is impossible to build a roof.

On the other hand, when person learns history deeply, he forgets to contribute to present. This is because our prosperous life depends on nowadays efforts. Besides, i think, it is mostly important to support our lifestyles and enjoy every moments which appear now and possibly will never repeat again. Thus, tomorrow, today will be yesterday, therefore, our present life should not be neglected by us.

To sum up, it is essential to afford a history to accompany our present life. However, the slaves of the history will never understand the meaning of the nowadays

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