It is said that "Not everything that is learned is contained in books" Compare and contrast knowledge gained from experience with knowledge gained from books. In your opinion, which source is more important? Why? Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge or experience.

There is a popular saying that
information
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the information
gotten from books
are
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is
limited. It is widely believed that
aquired
gotten through environmental forces
acquired
intelligence received from
experience
is different from reading mainly because of personal encounters and contacts. I am of the opinion that
information
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the information
gotten from
experience
is more essential to individuals of
this
generation because many people spend more time going through life than reading about past events. There are many
aquired
gotten through environmental forces
acquired
wisdom from experiencing a situation or an event personally than reading from a source. The major upside to
this
is personal encounter.
In other words
, an individual does not fully know about a situation that he or she has not personally
withnessed
be a witness to
witnessed
. Take
for example
, the 2010, Twin tower bombings, many people read about these
bombings but
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bombings, but
could not feel the impact
this
had on the survivors.
Thus
, resulting in personal encounter as a more efficient way of understanding events than reading.
On the contrary
, reading different reliable materials would give limited understanding about a particular situation or event. Take
for instance
, the world war 2, in 1976, most people read about the events that
occured
come to pass
occurred
during
this
period giving
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period, giving
a great view of activities that were carried out during these periods. Many youngsters of
this
generation would probably never
experience
another historical
moment but
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moment, but
due to available resources, they can read about these events
thus
, giving them a better view and understanding of those moments. In conclusion, both ways produce comprehension of
events
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events, however
however
, there are limited understandings and insights of these events in reading materials than in personal
experience
of
such
events.
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