Importance Of Five Senses

opinion Essay
1010 words
1010 words

Everyday, humans use all five senses on a regular basis, but it goes unnoticed. Humans have come so accustomed to living with sight, smell, taste, touch, and hearing, they don 't even notice it any more. Humans often forget how much of a privilege each of these senses is. Some individuals aren 't lucky enough to attain all of these features, and they teach us not to take them for granted. It is odd to consider what it would be like to live without any of these vital senses. With the consideration of the idea of missing a sense, comes the realization that life would be completely altered if you were lacking any one of our prized senses. Our senses are like the door to experiencing life, and without them, we would have to learn to adapt in …show more content…

In this essay, the author

  • Opines that the five senses are incredibly important to our lives, but they believe they could live without smell. sight, hearing, touch, and taste open up the world to the receiver.
  • Opines that if they had to choose a sense to live without for the rest of their life, they would choose smell because it is less applicable than the other senses.
  • Explains the benefits of not attaining the sense for smelling, such as reducing the desire to eat and staying healthier.
  • Explains that smell is less applicable in their daily life than several of their other senses.

For instance, I use hearing constantly to communicate with other and enjoy one of my prime joys which is music. I am always using my vision to experience life, and I love creating visual appeal. Touching is used to help me interact with others in a personal way, while also exploring all of the natural wonders of the world. In addition, mainly for my pure enjoyment, I couldn 't imagine living without taste because eating is one of my favorite activities. Of course I enjoy the smell of some things in life, but others are much less appreciated by my nose. While it seems like I am constantly using all of my other senses, smell seems to be available for only necessary occasions. Many times, odor is synonymous with disgusting or grotesque smells. Plainly, my nose is utilized a lot less than my other vital senses. Although smell can be pleasurable, I would argue that my other senses bring far more pleasure to my body and mind. The lack of smell wouldn 't present a blockade for my ability to enjoy …show more content…

As previously stated, not all smells are pleasant and valuable. When a bad odor is present, the environment is immediately uncomfortable for any one in it. Without the ability to smell, I would be able to remain present in several unpleasant situations without feeling uncomfortable. Also, it would enable me to do activities which are currently hard for me to endure due to odor. One of these activities is dying my hair; without smell, I would be able to color my hair without any protest from my nose! Body odor is another plague to the nose, and without smell, it wouldn 't be a problem any more! The lack of smell could reduce my desire to eat all the time as well. Like previously stated, smell brings the urge to indulge in food a majority of the time. Therefore, no delicious smells could reduce the desire for food, and help me stay healthier. Also, some smells are so revoking they can cause a person to be sick, and this would be eliminated if the sense of smell was absent. The benefits of smell are often overlooked, but so are the benefits of not attaining the sense for

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