We learn the most from those closest to us

Essay by wolf123High School, 11th gradeA-, September 2006

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Today, people are living in a competitive world and we have to learn variety of knowledge, skills or experience in order to survive. Because of the effects of education and assimilation, people actually learn most from the closest which includes school, society and some certain people.

Learning includes the moral values, the improvement of character and the methods to increase the strength of mind. Our school is a good example of this. We are the recipients of the most important essentials and fundamentals imparted regularly by our teachers. The importance of school is quite clear. Education is the knowledge of putting one's potentials to maximum use. One can safely say that a human being is not in the proper sense till he is educated. The training of a human mind is not complete without school. Education makes man a right thinker. It tells man how to think and how to make decision.

Through the attainment of education, man is enabled to receive information from the external world; to acquaint himself with past history and receive all necessary information regarding the present. With education a man finds himself in a room with all its windows open towards outside world. School gives us backgrounds in many different subjects and methods of learning. Learning how to read at a young age will allow the student to be able to learn through reading books for the rest of their lives. Reading, writing, simple mathematics and an understanding of how the world works are all completed in a lower level of school yet they are very significant skills for a person who is living in our world today. It gives student the experience and the confidence that they will be able to use in many life situations and confidence later in life when they are...