Some people think that government is wasting money on the arts, and that this money should be spent elsewhere. To what extent do you agree with this view?

The question of whether
government
should keep funding the arts remains a very
controverial
marked by or capable of arousing controversy
controversial
topic. Some are of the opinion that it is a wasteful practice that should be frowned upon.  I totally disagree with
this
notion. In my opinion, money spent on the arts
isan
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is an
investment
to
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for
in
the preservation of a Nation's culture and heritage as well as a means of generating revenue    Many countries are known for specific arts. These arts are
mbedded
enclosed firmly in a surrounding mass
embedded
in the way of life of the people and it remains a significant part of their history. Most
art
galleries as well as
exhibition centres
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the exhibition centres
cannot thrive on private funding alone because they do not have the resources the
government
has to put
check
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checks
and balances in place to protect these pieces.
For example
the biggest
art
center
an area that is approximately central within some larger region
centre
in the world is a
government
owned facility in
France where
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France, where
thousands of acres were dedicated to keeping and
also
developing various forms of Arts. Large scale achievements
such
as these are not possible without
government
money.    The
art
world as well as its tourism remains a major source of revenue for governments globally. It is a very profitable venture. Money is spent to make more money and the arts should not be an exception.
For instance
, the Nike
art
gallery in Lagos serves not only as an exhibition centre but as a tourist attraction that generates a great deal of revenue for the state through exhibitions and entrance fees. Experts have shown that all forms of
art
are even more profitable than healthcare and information technology.     In conclusion,  the arts remain a vital part of every society. It should be placed on the same level as
healthcare
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health care
and technological advancements. In my opinion,  I believe that it is not wasteful spending for governments to fund the arts compared to other fields
such
as transportation and education.
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