Free Essays on Is Knowledge Of The Past Useful For Us Today

  1. Contemporary designers can learn from history, but why is studying design history is useful

    “Contemporary designers can learn from history, but why is studying design history is useful?” Contemporary designers are creators of objects, buildings or surroundings that rely on characteristics such as lines, smooth and sleek surfaces, very little intricate details. There designs are spacious...

  2. Sustainability Issue

    Issue As an archaeologist, one will often be asked what the use of studying the past is—surely, it does not matter so much; it’s over and done with. It is true that many people fail to grasp the importance of knowing our past, of knowing how people used to live and survive in a world that was not always...

  3. Importance of History

    is not that knowledge of history can make us better people or a better society but that it can provide clues to solving the societal problems that we face today.” The issue of most important reason for studying history is complex and controversial. While there is no doubt that knowledge of history...

  4. Essay

    about the future. History, however, is the study of the past. Given all the demands that press in from living in the present and anticipating what is yet to come, why bother with what has been? Given all the desirable and available branches of knowledge, why insist—as most American educational programs do—on...

  5. Issue

    read and write more important today than in the past?” I remember that I took my time, served myself with a cup of iced tea, lit up a cigarette, and began to think about it. I came to the conclusion that in the current world these abilities are more important than in the past simply because we are now living...

  6. Technology

    Technology can be defined as a body of knowledge used to create tools , develop skills and extract or collect materials. Technology itself is not being generated but a few creative minds who are innovative in nature creates technology or useful knowledge. We could see problem induced as a majority...

  7. of studies

    in privateness and retiring, for ornament, is in discourse, and for ability, is in the judge. It is an essay written to inform us of the benefits of studying. He tells us that natural abilities are like natural plants that need pruning by study. Studying is applying the mind to learning and understanding...

  8. Nazi's Experiments

    We identify ourselves with the horrific suffering inflicted on our dearest. We understand the methods were not up to medical ethics, but if any knowledge was obtained via the inhuman experiments that can alleviate the suffering of the sick or maimed, one should use it. This way the sacrifice of our...

  9. ACC 290 Complete Class Work

    your opinion, which financial statement is the most important? Explain why. How would the financial statements be useful to managers and employees? How would the financial statements be useful to investors and creditors? ACC 290 Week 1 DQ 2 What are debits and credits? How are debits and credits used...

  10. Pragmatist Approach to Truth

    discovered that the Earth was really round, did the truth change. Truth changes via new discoveries. In its ethical aspect pragmatism holds that knowledge that contributes to human values is real and that values play as essential a role in the choice of means employed in order to attain an end as they...

  11. ACC 290 Entire Course All Weeks DQs & Assignments ( Latest Updated )

    your Brower http://homeworklance.com/downloads/acc-290-entire-course-latest-updated/ Or Visit Our Website Visit : http://homeworklance.com Email Us : lancehomework@gmail.com ACC 290 Entire Course ( Latest Updated ) ACC 290 Week 1 DQ 1 Week One – DQ #1 What are the four basic financial statements...

  12. Elderly

    Elderly The Elderly today do not receive the same kind of care and respect as in times past. According to the Oxford Dictionary (2002), elderly is defined as an old person or a person who has aged. Dictionary.com defines elderly as some one nearing old age or a person being past middle age and approaching...

  13. Isreali Conflict

    both sides, due to the past, present and future. Source A is a quote from Yasser Abed Rabbo. Because of history he feels that Yasser Arafat is the ‘greatest person in human history' this quote is the feelings of most of the Arabs in Israel. They believe this because of Arafat's past. He fought for the...

  14. My Paper

    understand events and spectacle that happened in the galaxy. The stars influence humans. So, Astrology is a system that enables us to understand the past, present and the future. From the past to present, there is evidence in human events which involved the astrology which supports the existence of astrology,...

  15. The Students Learn Absolutely Nothing

    Computer Looking back on the past 20th century, we human beings have every reason to take pride in all those great achievements. We have conquered many diseases, launched satellites, and invented mobile phones...  However, the advent of computer, together with the internet, is considered the most...

  16. Alex Lazarev

    also can be used to distort our understanding. Discuss some of the ways in which statistics can be used or misused in different Areas of Knowledge to assist and mislead us, and how we can determine whether to accept the statistical evidence that is presented. By: - Alex'Lazarev...

  17. Historical Research

    Questions   15.1. Define historical research. Historical research is the type of research that examines past events or combinations of events to arrive at an account of what has happened in the past.   15.2. Why would a person want to conduct historical research? Historical research is conducted...

  18. Emerson Constructed Response

    Emerson, people in the past had an immediate relationship with nature, and arrived at their own understanding of the universe. Emerson continues in the Introduction, "The sun shines today also. There is more wool and flax in the fields. There are new lands, new men, new thoughts. Let us demand our own works...

  19. Max Xu

    of each one within the enterprise is. According to Fayol, to achieve all business goals you must follow these basic principles. The article gives us an excellent background of Fayol thoughts, and, because he was considered the father of Administration is necessary to understand what his first findings...

  20. Studying Humanities: a Waste of Time?

    may say that studying humanities, namely degrees like Philology or History, is not as useful as studying more pragmatic degrees like Economics or Engineering. Humanities are thought to be good for general knowledge, but unpractical and more often than not leading to poorly paid jobs the hundreds of students...

  21. EssayKnow

    traditional system, it will help our have more knowledge, good information, good news… In the past, people used internet is the search system. It have a lot of good thing in the internet. It help we have friends , forum , search everything we want. We can know more knowledge But everything will be have negative...

  22. history

    History is the lie commonly agreed upon. (Voltaire) Who controls the past controls the future: who controls the present controls the past. (George Orwell) History is more or less bunk. (Henry Ford) History: An account, mostly false, of events, mostly unimportant, which are brought about by...

  23. ACC 290 Complete Course Material

    in your Brower http://homeworklance.com/downloads/acc-290-complete-course-material/ Or Visit Our Website Visit : http://homeworklance.com Email Us : lancehomework@gmail.com ACC 290 Complete Course Material ACC 290 Entire Course ( Latest Updated ) ACC 290 Week 1 DQ 1 Week One – DQ #1 What...

  24. Evolution

    and ongoing technological race that has lead humanity to one of its most prosperous and richest stages of its long existence. Today, technology plays more than ever a major role in our daily life, putting information and other vital services in anybody’s range...

  25. The Convenience of 21st Century Have Made Life Easier

    The convenience of 21st century have made life easier In the 21st century, we can do everything to facilitate our lives more than the past because there are many facilities to achieve our needs, and it is believed that we can go further more than this. Although we know that it is very hard to equal...

  26. Ancient Greece Unit

    Greeks influenced their own and others’ lives today; give reasons why| | |the way of life in ancient Greece and life today are different in some ways; select and combine| ...

  27. A Goal in Life

    sure of it. I came up with a plan. While continuing donations, I could help the people by providing them education and health care. Once I have more knowledge about medicine, mathematics, science, Urdu, English, and history I could teach them these things myself. This way they will be able to sustain themselves...

  28. Why Study History?

    study history? -To know about our past (archaeology) -to learn from our past mistakes - History helps us understand change -to broaden our knowledge People live in the present and they plan for and worry about the future. History, however, is the study of the past. Given all the demands that press...

  29. Illiteracy

    But with all the opportunities we have today, the percent of illiteracy in America should be much less. No one in America should have the inability to read or write. We are provided with such good education nowadays because of some important people in the past like Horace Mann, Noah Webster, and Thomas...

  30. ACC 290 Entire Course All Weeks DQs & Assignments ( Latest Updated )

    your Brower http://homeworklance.com/downloads/acc-290-entire-course-latest-updated/ Or Visit Our Website Visit : http://homeworklance.com Email Us : lancehomework@gmail.com ACC 290 Entire Course ( Latest Updated ) ACC 290 Week 1 DQ 1 Week One – DQ #1 What are the four basic financial statements...