Is it wise to have expectations essays
After having searched for people who survived under the ruins after the immense earthquake in Bam (Iran)lots of the numerous helpers stopped their work. "We don‘t expectto find living persons anymore," explains one of them the decision. (Tagesschau 02.01.2003, 20.00) The situation described is just one example where you meet with expectations. They are part of every day life. This firm believe that something will happen is wise as long as it is equalized with the realistic possibilites. Besides, you have to differentiate between negative and positive expectations. Negative expectations that result from a basic pessimistic mentality
are not taken into consideration, as they produce only bad consequences because ofthe embarrassment of the confounded person. The one who constantly supposes that he will not succeed in writing a good essay begins his work with less care and ambition, which automatically leads to an essay with less quality. But if he does hope that he might get a good grade for his text then he has a positive expectation. The advantages ofit in contrary to a life without any expectations will be discussed from a social, economical, religious and medical point of view.
In a social context expectations are a very important element. I plan spending a semester in a foreign country with the expectation that I will get a scholarship, a lodging in the country and so on. If you expect that the streets will be slippery the next morning because offrost, you get up a bit earlier to have more time to drive to work. Without the firm believe that something will happen you are not able to prepare yourself for coming situations, for example the slippery streets on the next morning. But if it will not be slippery, the preparation is not worthwhile, one might argue. This objection is not totally wrong, because having expectations normally implies not to know what will exactly happen. There can always be unfortu…