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Experience or Books

Experience or Books

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Published by: rica web on Mar 26, 2009
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Experience or Books (Persuasive)
 It has been said, "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?
 He knew everything about literature except how to enjoy it.
 Joseph Heller  If you believe everything you read, better not read.
George Johnstone Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.- Og Mandino
ExperiencePersonal and memorableReal worldAcquisition of social skillsEtiquetteRelationshipsBooksScientific referencesDocumentation of knowledge in the universeInexpensive way to know the world compared to travelingPortability, can be taken anywhere and read anytimeDocumentation of a person's lifeSome people learn more through experience. Some people learn greater things by reading books. Whichever way a person does, both ways contribute to his development. It canmake him brighter, happier, and wiser.Experience, however, can teach us the bitter reality of life. As the song says, "...once bitten, twice shy” by George Michael, the harsh and painful emotions can make the person stronger. It serves as a warning for decisive moments in the future. A person cangrieve at present and eventually move on. Usually, he becomes more careful in life andwill avoid the same emotional burden.On the other hand, books are also helpful if they are accessible to all people. That is whywe have public libraries where anyone can get a hold of a book. In far away places, books

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