Philosophy of One Century is the Common Sense of the Next.

Essay by jeffreytsaiCollege, UndergraduateB, May 2007

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It is often a new and unfamiliar ideology or theory could be brought to the surface of research and analytical discussion for the purpose that more people would start to accept and understand it after a period of time. People are curious; the novelty of theory often drives a person to discover and further apply it in life. The more observation of this newly invented idea a person has, the higher possibility it become knowledge and learned by others. Once the authenticity of the theory or ideology becomes comprehensive among people, it will be spread among diverse cultures and become common point of view.

In prehistory of human, most cavemen drew on the sand or on the wall of a cave to communicate, those images, if being observed by modern people, would be irrational and confronted with what modern people have known. However, it is believed that those cave images and drawings were the sources of languages of diverse cultures, such as English letters and Chinese writing.

When these cultural languages have been studied individually within nations for years, easy, but comprehensive, demonstration and pronunciation of a language will be developed and pass down generation to generation. For instances, the old Chinese alphabets came from the pictographs, which are pictures representing a word, a phase, or a routine of life. For example, a letter "wood" would be primitively drawn as a shape of wood. After years of advanced development of progressive learning in life, Chinese people started to speculate similar shapes, to argue the ambiguity of definition of writing or meaning, and to condense images or letters into knowledge or philosophy. However, because Chinese people lived far away other nations and might not even believe there were other nations existing, the way Chinese people develop their languages was based on...