Persuasive writing draft – 1
Learning about the past is of no value because we live in the present
Against the statement/ motion
Someone once said that if we use a pistol to shoot the past, the future will use cannon to shoot us. History is a very important aspect of society. People strongly believe that they can learn a vast number of significant lessons from the past, because these lessons will give them the motivation towards success and teach them how to avoid a lot of mistakes.
Each country has their own history and all of them proud of their histories. Through studying about events from the past, we can see clearly about what our ancestors did to build and protect our countries. As a result, historical lessons give us pride about our countries, and they motivate us to contribute to the development of countries. For instance, when people study about the history of their country, they recognize that their country is so great by learning what has happened in their country and what has their country done.
Yesterday's failures are the stepping stones for your today's success. Analyzing our failures in the past will help us in understanding our previous mistakes and enable us to come up with better strategies/plans to succeed in today's endeavor. Quite often, we see many players/athletes watch the recordings of their previous matches/performances and analyze their performance. Watching their earlier performances is the best way to understand the merits or demerits of their game. Based on that analysis, they will adjust their strategies for future games.
What is 'present' today will become a 'past' for tomorrow. All those discoveries and inventions of our elders have become a past for us today. However, we can't underestimate the significance of our elders' research. In fact, their findings are the base for today's research or technological advances. Although there is a huge difference in terms of speed and luxury, the basic design of a modern flight still...