Popular hobbies and interests change over time and are more a reflection of trends and fashions than an indication of what individuals really want to do in their spare time. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Hobbies and interests that are popular . Some believe that they are changing in time because of the fact that they are determined solely by current trends and fashions, and they deduce from it that hobbies and interest that are shared by a number of people are not ones, which those people are actually into. I totally agree with this idea, and I will try to support this idea in this essay. Especially after the industrial revolution, at least a limited number of people started having hobbies and interest thanks to that they started accumulating so much money that they felt free to focus on something different than their businesses. They became enthusiastic about something special and tried improving themselves on doing these. During the process of deciding a unique hobby or interest, their thoughts were not only deciding factor, actually it was a secondary factor while deciding it. People have always checked what others have been doing in their leisure time. They have not wanted to be seen radical, and some wanted to imitate the ones whose social status were better than them since they thought that they would be respected if they acted like them. As hobbies and