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  • The past

    Why the past should not be glorified We should not preserve the past‚ we should look to the future. We are living in the modern era‚ where people are practical and realistic‚ optimistic that new inventions and discoveries will improve their lives. For most‚ it would be plain foolishness if one were to be so mindful about the past‚ when instead‚ one should invest his time and thought into building a better and more meaningful life in the future. Ironically‚ in the midst of their “pragmatic” judgement

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  • Past Is Past - Reaction Paper (History)

    October 3‚ 2012 Past is Past Past is past. From whom do we often hear this quote? We frequently hear this from different people around us which experienced a lot of things in their lives such as: those people who experienced falling in and out of love and do not want to talk about what they had before hence they bring the flow of their conversation with their friends to another topic; those who are mistreated in their past‚ avoiding to remember what happened way back

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  • Past and Memories

    Topic: Do memories hinder or help people in their efforts to learn from the past and succeed in the future? No matter how much we want to forget‚ we still remember what and how we did it. Sometimes‚ we regret the things that hurt other people especially our loved ones‚ friends and even our teachers. We always think that sharing the worst memories is as hard as a rock but after sharing them‚ we feel a difference in both our minds and body. Memories were our completion to who we are and what

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  • Newspapers : A thing of the past

    of true information being passed around as common knowledge‚ it has become a kind of daily entertainment. Mum may read about some old actress‚ while Dad mutters about how the country is down in the dumps. I think that Newspapers are a thing of the past. They are because: We can simply get all the information and news we need faster and cheaper from the internet than waiting for the newspaper. Plus if we stop printing newspaper we will be able to save a lot more trees which will help us in the

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  • Learning from the Past

    Learning about the past Learning about the past has no value for those of us living in the present. Do you agree or disagree? Use specific reasons and examples to support your answer. There are several views from the people‚ whether important or not for us keep memorizing the thing that had happened in the past and then try to put on ours life now. For this topic‚ I would like to discuss about the positive and negative impacts that we can get from that. First of all‚ there are some proverbs

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  • Look to the Future or to the Past?

    Look to the Future or to the Past? Today there are many obstacles to success‚ and the decisions you make‚ along with a little bit of luck will greatly influence whether you succeed or not and the magnitude of this success. Now the things we have done on the past will influence what people think about us‚ influence the actions that people have on us‚ and is significant in the situations you will be put in. However‚ when we are faced with making a decision nowadays‚ we must look at the big picture:

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  • Mythology the Past and Present

    Mythology the Past and Present Nike is the winged goddess of victory according to Greek mythology. She sat at the side of Zeus‚ the ruler of the Olympic pantheon‚ in Olympus. A mystical presence‚ symbolizing victorious encounters‚ Nike presided over history’s earliest battlefields. A Greek would say‚ "When we go to battle and win‚ we say it is Nike." Synonymous with honored conquest‚ Nike is the twentieth century footwear that lifts the world’s greatest athletes to new levels of mastery and achievement

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  • Live in the Present with Memories of the Past

    excellent facilities was not a present from god. It was made by people of all generations who always learned from the past and developed everything they had learned from it. Thus‚ I totally disagree with the statement above that learning about the past has no value. The first reason for this is that learning about the past brings us all the knowledge and information in the past. Without yesterday‚ there is no today. A society can develop only when its people inherit and understand the achievements

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  • The Past, Present, and a Condemned Future

    The Past‚ Present‚ and a Condemned Future “The past is the present‚ isn’t it? It’s the future too. We all try to lie out of that but life won’t let us”(882). The character of Mary Tyrone declares this quote and poses an ominous thought; the state of time is merely irrelevant in life. It does not matter whether one resides in the present‚ the past can hauntingly resurface; the hope for the future can consume and blur what occurs currently. The main characters of Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named

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  • Past In Toni Morrison's Beloved

    In the novel Beloved by Toni Morrison‚ the past has a crucial effect on individual’s futures. Throughout the novel‚ each individual’s history brings an impact to the four main characters: Sethe‚ Paul D.‚ Denver and Beloved. Morrison presented each character with different traits to present his theme‚ don’t let the past affect the future. Sethe is one of the four main characters that lets her past play a harsh effect in her individual future. In 1855‚ Sethe escaped from the cruel occupation of

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