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Tuesday 21st, Apr 2020 (Published on Thursday 26th, Mar 2020)

Philosophical Essay of History in Connection to Our Lives

There are three words for me to describe the nature of history. These are mysterious, amazing and unforgettable.

There are three words for me to describe the nature of history. These are mysterious, amazing and unforgettable. Now to explain why is the nature of history mysterious, it is mysterious in a sense that all of us, all of the human kinds whether a pro-history or an anti-history although knew what is history, when tried to asked them and make them answer the question of where did history came first and when did history occur first, you and I, I mean all of us will be speechless and maybe or not be stunned because history really is a mysterious thing that exists. Imagine how history knew all the things about us, from our ancestors, how we became Christian or Muslim, our family, the day when we became humans and history also knew why we had all this kind of attitudes, in short, history is like more than our parents who knows all of us very well, that is the reason why history is mysterious, again, because history knows all the things about us, while us never knew the history of history.

Second is amazing, one of the natures of history is amazing because it gives us inspirations and aspirations some maybe a hope for revenge. Nature of history amazes us to think that without history we cannot appreciate anything even though there was the mathematics and science to make us appreciate solutions on the problems, just like history always did but still history is different, yes history will make us appreciate solutions too but at the same time it also makes us understand about ourselves and our world naturally unlike the mathematics and science that will make us appreciate things because solutions are made not naturally but by some ideas of human minds. History, mathematics and science, although these are the three major subjects in the academic schools, see and realize that mathematics and science are similar for problems always have a solutions because it was made by humans unlike history where problems and solutions also made by humans but does not have a particular evidence to tell us that problems and solutions in history really happened before, it does not have a concrete evidence to tell us that events in the past really occurs and because of these history challenges us to find the concrete answer and while doing this we found out that it inspires us to find the truth and that is how it amazes us to think that it's just a subject yet it challenges us more than what mathematics and science do just to give a concrete data or evidence and to try to avoid falsity.

The last of the nature of history is the word unforgettable, nature of history is really unforgettable because wherever we go or whatever we do history always follows us thinking that our community is bad or good because of the people who lived and ruled before and before is a word picturing a past. History's nature is unforgettable not just because of the community where we lived but because history is part of our life, like for instance, you have forgotten to lock your door before you go to sleep and when you wake up you found out that you lost some of your things inside your house, now history or the past will always be there through reminding you to never sleep until you are sure that your doors are locked because yesterday is already the past, and every time the night comes in you will always remember to lock your door and that is why unforgettable became one of the natures of history.

The pattern of history or lack thereof

There are four stages in this pattern of history. First was the ignorance where happiness or satisfaction associates, these people from the past are those people who were in there own country suppressed by the invaders, one of the examples are the Indians when Great Britain invaded their country and the workers whose working like no more tomorrow for the owners yet paid poorly. Not knowing that they have human rights they will just accept what they have thinking that it's what they can only have.

Next stage is the revelation The Philosophy of History, where one who has enough knowledge will come and tell others what they can have when they fight for their right as a human. Probably, people will start from a small group to fight for their right. If these people will be ignored by the rulers or the one who suppressed their right, from a small group thousands and millions of people will arise to fight with them, protests, riots and revolutions will occur and here the third stage will come up, the climax. Climax is the harshest and the one that will take people so long until they get to the final stage the success. After many years of fighting for their rights, success or the last on the stages will come up because of the people's revolution against their government and other influence too from other nation will come to help aid the problem of the people. Others might call this stage the happiness stage because they will be happy obviously on this stage. But know what is remarkable in the history? The world is round where after you reach the top soon you will face the bottom, this means that after the successful human rights fights, the new chapter will begin with the first stage, the ignorance, until it flows to revelation, maybe or not to climax and another success.

The driving force of historical events and causality

Usually and mostly, events that happened in the past are those revolutions that were caused by people's disappointment on the ruler in their community; because people won't do things against their government when they achieved the development that they want and need. Almost all of the revolutions that happened are successful because of the combination of all the people's power against the interim government that will soon be weak, because good things always wins against evils, a belief that was proven to be true, I hope. Before the records of the lots of revolutions in the history, the invasions also always happened in the early history by the men's in countries that has power and wealth. These people invades others town to spread their power outside their own country, that after conducting wars, turning their backs then leaving when they sighted another place to invade where they can get something to brought to their country, without considering the fact that there are people in that place whose the real owner of the things they are stealing or getting.

History and its relation to the past

When we say history, it would always mean that it is past and this would also say that the history and the past are just the same, for almost. Now, Let us go deeper to know what really history and past are. Past is like a particular day, week, month or year that happened in the life of a particular person. History then means the whole story of people's life not the thing happened to his/her life for a week, month or year but the story of its life since its birth to its present time. The relations of these two is that past is always part of history, history too always acquaints with past they are for example a book, book is the history while the letters inside the book is the past, they are incomplete without each other.

History and its relation to time

History and time are both important. Have you ever noticed that every single event in the history, time always associates, not in a sense like the Philippines got its independence on this particular time, it's the date because the calendar will never change without the time. Therefore, the relation of history and the time is seriously important because without the time we won't be able to know the exact day, month and year of the important events that affects us today.

History and its relation to life

It's so easy to say that the history's relation to life is just that life or us who has life studies history. That is what going through the mind of those people who we might call the anti-history or people disliking history. History's relation to life just like any other relationship is much more important. History is important to our life because we do not use history only to study the past but also to know more about ourselves, other people's lives and our society. It's not unusual to know that others just don't notice what really history do to their lives, others will also just say that history is boring without realizing that history never ever did separated from their lives, that history sometimes is the one who give them inspirations. Inspired us like not doing cruel things on others to make people see how different you are from your ancestors who did harm others. Unnoticeable to others also is that how history gives us moral values to know where we are really supposed to be or where are we really supposed to go. Thus, history shaped our attitude.