Essay on Knowledge Is Power

Introduction: Knowledge means an understanding of the objects from the study of books and observations from life and nature. It is not the same as learning. For learning one has to study at school and colleges. But one may have knowledge from observing things without ever going to school and colleges. Knowledge again is endless. We never know how more there is yet to know.

The nature of knowledge: Knowledge is like a tool. The more you cultivate the more it becomes useful. It is compared with the running water with a standing petrol. Knowledge is like the sunshine that drives away the darkness of the mind. Knowledge is like a sparkling star that always allures us to know the unknown.

Knowledge enables a manwise: Knowledge enables a man to bee-wise. But they all are under the control of man. There are wild beasts which are mightier than the man. There are forces in nature as for example, lightning, thunder, storm flood, earthquake and a tidal bore which can destroy men and civilization in a moment. But knowledge has enabled man to control over, all the forces of nature. The man has control over them and makes them serve mankind. The man has sailed over the seas and discovered lands and people and animals which never known before. The man has enabled to use of the lightning to brighten the darkest night and to cool the hottest days. He makes use of natural gas, coal, petrol etc. to produce higher power. He conquers times and space. He conquers the world and looks for the other worlds-the stars and the planets to conquer.

A wise man and his problem: A wise man is often in the problem at adjustment with his society. As he knows more and sees more than the others, his ideas are always different from and more radical from others. So he hates all sorts of wrongdoing in of the society. A man of strict principles has to say ‘no’ to a dogmatic view. So naturally, he is liked by a man in power.

Conclusion: In a word, all his scientific discoveries and inventions are the results of knowledge. It makes him undoubtedly the mightiest of all the creatures in the universe.

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