Essay on The Tale Of The Loch Ness Monster

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Everyone is familiar with the famous urban legend of our friend from Scotland the Loch Ness monster. The famous inhabitant of lake Ness that strikes fear in the locals and invokes a natural curiosity in thousands of tourist from around the world. Besides beer and bagpipes it is perhaps one of the main reason people make the trip to the beautiful land. The mystery started in 1933 where a local newspaper reported a story about a sound that was described as two ducks splashing, however, the unexplainable took a more monstrous form when a year later a photo was released that displayed a serpentine head and neck (Radford). After several funded extensive research projects on the lake it is evident now days that no such monster exists. The tale of the Loch Ness monster is a clear display that the human imagination is like a small child. If something is not understood it takes means into it’s own hand to create some sort of an explanation for what it can 't fully grasp. Morphing reality and giving things a new meaning. Being infatuated with the mystical it’s no wonder that often times these made up realities lead us to outlandish stories. Sometimes the answer is in plane sight. One can only imagine the kind of outlandish things running through the explores head in 1748 when the site of Pompeii was first found. It is easy to imagine the kind of bewilderment they were facing trying to identifying the monster that destroyed this town. However, they were soon to learn that the monster…

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