Many young people today know more about international pop or movie stars than about famous people in the history of their own country. Why is this? What can be done to increase young people’s interest infamous people in the history of their country?
Interest in pop or movie stars is increasing amongst the youngsters nowadays, so much that they have more knowledge about these stars than the famous people of their country from history. This essay will discuss the reasons behind this and suggest a solution for this issue.
In today’s era of the internet and social media general population is more connected with pop or movie stars than ever in history. Youngsters tend to idealize these stars as their role models. This is one of the major causes for the young one’s to be more interested in the movie stars instead of well known historical persons from their country. The information about these famous people from history is mostly found in books or museums and in these fast-paced times youngsters are not keen to reading books.
Making compact and small videos or blogs about these famous personalities from history, telling about their life or any special incidents that occurred during their lifetime will help in gaining the interest of youngsters towards history. Rather than forcing them to read books and watch hours worth of documentaries, if knowledge is provided in a nice and compact manner through the source of the internet and social media, it will gain more attention amongst the younger population.
In conclusion, to reach out to the younger generation and make them interested in history, the traditional source of giving knowledge must be changed in appropriation to today’s time. This essay discussed and suggested a solution to why young people know more about movies or pop stars rather than famous people of their country from history.
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