Personal Essentials List

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Knowing what is essential in life is a very hard thing to do. How do you decide what is more important? Personal essentials or basic human needs? Some people might find a certain way of life different to a realistic standard. For example, people play videogames for a living so those video games are essential to them. However, realistically, people do just fine without playing video games! It’s the gravitational pull of a lifestyle that changes our view on the essentials of life. I personally chose three of my top essential and nonessential items and ideas that revolve around my lifestyle. My first item on my essentials list is a healthy lifestyle. Maintaining a good quality of health in your life is essential because it decides how long you…show more content…
Education is one of the most important aspects of life. Recently I read a story named “The Allegory of the Cave” by Plato, the great philosopher. The main point of the story is to reach a heightened sense of education, and then educate those in the dark. “... education is the craft concerned with doing this very thing, this turning around, and with how the soul can most easily and effectively be made to do it” (2016, p. 5). Nothing would ever be achieved without education; no progression would ever happen. My final item on my list is: hobbies. Having a hobby or activity that you regularly do is very important because it keeps you active. My favourite hobby is to go spearfishing. I go almost every day when I am on vacation in Puerto Rico. If it weren’t for my hobbies, I would most likely have no friends or not have any motivation to do anything else in…show more content…
However, I tailored these lists to my own personal life. Also, I know that many people would agree with my reasoning on why education should be in everybody’s life. Education is the core of how we grow as humans and progress, invent, and create innovative ideas. Humans would not be able to walk without education, nor would we learn how to talk or even communicate in simplistic ways. Education has taken the human species a long way since our ancient ancestors first learned how to survive as hunters and
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