Reading And Writing For Our Basic Existence Essay

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Reading and Writing are both requirements for our basic existence. Without them there is little to no knowledge to be gained from the past and no knowledge to give to the future. Our individual awareness is a light that we have to fuel ourselves. Without it we cannot see our way, nor the difference between what is right and wrong. We can only fuel our light by reading and deciding for ourselves, not allowing others to indoctrinate us with their opinions. We write to tell others of our findings so that we may help them fuel their light as well. What is the goal of expanding our light? With knowledge comes understanding. Once we gain understanding, peace is soon to follow.
Ever since I was able to read I’ve always had a knack for it. I enjoyed the feel of the pages and the stimulation the text gave me. When I read I felt so intelligent because I could understand what the story was saying on the first try, I could read through a book that was assigned for the week in less than an hour. It fueled my ideas for drawing as well as storytelling. Every picture is worth a thousand words so I would draw something and write down what it was about as if I was illustrating for my own novel. In first grade we were given a writing prompt about a haunted house or Halloween or something similar. I remember so vividly the thought of writing about a girl in a mermaid costume walking up to a haunted house with a group of friends and they all were sucked into the void that was this cursed…

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