Why should we study History-?

We usually don’t like the subject history or honestly speaking, we hate learning the subject. History has hardly been a favorite subject to anyone. The reason may be the school textbook version has a little resemblance to the real thing. Here are a few reasons why to study history-

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If you don’t know where you are, you don’t know where you are going. History gives you an orientation, a context for where we have started our journey in life. Others have made a mark and set a stage for us.Every field of study and human occupation has its history. One can learn from the experience and mistakes of others .You don’t have to re-invent the wheel.

We all agree that the people in old ages had a different technology, a more traditional way to solve their problems and their problems were different than us. But they in themselves had common problems and the ultimate questions were the same- Commonality

History is drama! To the students who find history boring, is life today not boring? While reading history, we are merely reading the drama of other people’s lives who lived earlier.

Remembering- If you know someone who fought with others, helped others, became a role model, and is it hard to remember the name and life?

Source: EzineArticles.com

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