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Essay on Literary Education Vs Scientific Education

Literary Education Vs Scientific Education: Thomas Babington Macaulay once said, “As civilization advances, poetry necessarily declines”. Can we say, “As civilization advances, literature necessarily declines?” It is a moot point. A comparative survey of literary and scientific development during the last three hundred years will probably give a suitable answer. It is, however, a fact that …

Essay on Leadership

Essay on Leadership: Shakespeare says, “Some are born great, some achieve greatness and some have greatness thrust upon them”. So there are leaders and leaders. The history of the world is the biography of its great men. Soldiers, however brave they may be, are useless without a leader. A leader appears on the scene. He brings …

Essay on Civilization Advances Poetry Declines

Civilization Advances Poetry Declines: The ages of civilization are not the ages of great poetry. In the 21st century, civilization has advanced, but poetry has declined. The 21st century has not produced a Homer or a Dante, a Shakespeare or a Shelley. The little poets of today who write little poetry cannot stand a comparison with …

Essay on Novel Reading

Novel Reading: Novels, or books of fiction, are to be found in every library. In any public library, novels and books of short stories are most in-demand, while learned and scholarly books are read by a few and only embellish the shelves of the library. In modern times, fiction writers have amassed great fortunes by writing …

Essay on Some Popular Superstitions

Some Popular Superstitions: Superstitions are common all over the world. However advanced a country may be, superstitions in one form or another still cling to it. Even so great Greek Philosophers as Plato and Socrates were affected by superstitions. The English still believe in magic and witchcraft. India is a land of superstitions. From sneezing to …

Essay on Science is not Enough

Science is not Enough: Science is the God of the 21st century. It has provided all the material comforts and physical and mental powers to man. It has shortened time and distance and revolutionized the means of communications. It has invented a number of machines that have relieved man of much of his drudgery (dull, difficult …