Some people believe that we cannot learn anything from the past for our life today, while others believe that history is a valuable source of information to understand human's life. Discuss both views and give your opinion

Certain people believe that we have nothing to gain from the
of earlier generations because we are scientifically more advanced than them.
In contrast
, others think there are lots of morals to learn from stories of the past and I agree with them. Our recent better understanding of the universe has made some persons to disregard history. They believe that since we have been able to disprove many olden beliefs, the past is not worth learning from.
For instance
, it is now known that it is mosquito bite that causes malaria and not bad air as was previously accepted.
, for them, our scientific breakthroughs are evidences that we are more sound and rational than older generations. They claim it will be a waste of time to refer back to history and that it will even cause
intellectual setback
an intellectual setback
intellectual setbacks
to our advancing society.
, another set of individuals
that there is more to
than science. I agree with them. Their opinion is that good conduct is the backbone of every community and
should be given preference.
, they use
stories of their forefathers to instill discipline in their members.
For example
, in most villages, children are gathered at night and told stories of their ancestors depicting the reward of
hard work
. The aim is to urge these kids to work hard. A study, conducted by Ondo state university final year psychology students in 2013 revealed that these children had more social acceptable character than their counterparts. In conclusion, though we are scientifically better than our fathers, I still support the idea that we
have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
lots of good
values to learn from their
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