Free Sample Essay: Great Civilizations

All great civilizations throughout human history have had major urban centers where culture, philosophy, and policy are crafted and refined. It is crucial for those who long to learn about […]

Free Sample Essay: Heroes

  Every school-age child can rattle off a list of real heroes, from Davy Crocket to Rosa Parks. In history books, these heroes are portrayed as epitomizing the highest ideals […]

Sample Essay: Ideas

While in scarce instances, individuals who are immersed in a field they are passionate about are also cognizant of the accompanying drawbacks; in most cases, fervent supporters of an idea...

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Sample Essay: Scandals

At times, problems have reached the forefront of public awareness, not through the efforts of a speaker or reformer, but through a scandal. A prominent example occurred in 1991, when...

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Sample Essay: Social Responsibility

Every living creature, every individual bit of flora, apart from being aesthetically pleasing or serving as a means to satiate humanity’s wants and needs, is an element of a complex...

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Sample Essay: Quick-Paced Living

Avid technology enthusiasts are jubilant about the progress that human civilization has made over the past century. Thanks to innovations in almost every arena, from communications to transportation, people can...

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Sample Essay: Opinion

I disagree with the statement that, in any situation, progress requires discussion among people who have contrasting points of view. However, my disagreement is with the specific wording of this...

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Sample Essay: Endangered Species

I tentatively agree with the statement that society should make efforts to save endangered species only if the potential extinction of those species is the result of human activities. In...

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Sample Essay: Modern-day Life

I disagree with the statement that the luxuries and conveniences of contemporary life prevent people from developing into truly strong and independent individuals. There is a pernicious but pervasive idea...

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Sample Essay: Modern-Day Life

It is not uncommon for older people to bemoan the shortcomings of the current generation. Millennials are often referred to as lazy, self-indulgent, and attention-seeking, and are frequently accused of...

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Sample Essay: History

There is a commonly held belief that as time trudges on humanity exponentially improves. People tend to adhere to a mindset of chronological exceptionalism, asserting that contemporary humanity is not...

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Sample Essay: Government

Some people argue that government restrictions on scientific research create unnecessary bureaucratic red tape, which interferes with scientists’ ability to successfully carry out their work. Some fields have been so...

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Sample Essay: Science

The history of science is filled with instances where scientists who were researching the answer to one question stumbled upon the answer to another. It is very possible that such...

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Sample Essay: Society

In the field of art, one historically notices the prevalence of what is called the “death effect,” the inexplicable phenomena that some artists reach significantly higher levels of greatness and...

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Sample Essay: Society

A great politician with new theories knows history. A great basketball player has all the traditional techniques in his bag of tricks — then adds his own slam-dunk. Upon looking at...

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Sample Essay: Society

I disagree with the statement that, in any field of inquiry, the beginner is more likely than the expert to make important contributions. It is helpful, right off the bat,...

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Sample Essay: Society

Although many of a modern, utility-based mindset would vehemently disagree, some tend to measure a society’s efficacy by merely observing the achievements of its political, artistic, and intellectual elites. I...

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Sample Essay: Imagination

The statement that imagination is a more valuable asset than experience, rationalized by the observation that those who lack experience are not immured by their experience and are more freely...

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Sample Essay: History

I disagree with the claim that knowing about the past cannot help people to make important decisions today. First, we should take this claim literally and analyze it as such....

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Sample Essay: Culture

I disagree with the utmost extent to the statement that in order of any work of art to have merit, it must be understandable to most people. First, we must...

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