Persuasive Essay On Fine Arts

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“It is in Apple’s DNA that technology alone is not enough—it’s technology married with liberal arts, married with the humanities, that yields us the results that make our heart sing.” (Steve Jobs, 2011). That was the late Steve Jobs giving his perspective about how the arts should be viewed in our society. Over the years the fine arts have been neglected in schools worldwide. There is not enough funding put aside in schools for the fine arts. Society does not believe it is needed in our children 's curriculum, but I beg to differ. There is not enough funding put aside in schools for the fine arts. Not only does the fine arts help children and young adults come out of their shells, but it also helps them develop creative thinking skills. Therefore, I must make the fine arts more appreciated in public schools.
The fine arts are becoming almost extinct in public schools. Due to budget cuts, the fine arts is no longer considered to be as important as other subjects and activities. "During the 1999-2000 school year, 20 percent of schools offered dance and theatre classes, but in the 2009-10 school year, only 3
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The arts does not only embrace that, but helps it flourish. The youth are encouraged to come out their shell, and truly explore life when exposed to the fine arts. The arts were born to liberate the soul, and even a great astronomer once stated, “All art is concerned with coming into being... for art is concerned neither with things that are, or come into being by necessity, nor with things that do so in accordance with nature.” (Aristotle). Art is needed to improve the performance of our youth. It has even been proven that the youth who are involved in the arts are less likely to be affiliated in the streets and other wrongdoings. Art allows students to discover their full capabilities, in a way that truly excites the

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