Recenty, more and more people feel studying history does not give them more positive effects in their life today.
In recent times, more people claim that studying history has not value for their present lives.
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Although a great many people hold firm to their beliefs,
However, I do not find much truth in their argument. I believe that history teaches us a lot of lessons that help us prevent from making mistakes in life.