Topic: In some parts of the world it is increasingly popular to research the history of one’s own family. Why do people want to do this? Is it a positive or negative development?


There can be numerous reasons for this trend, below are some suggested ones:

+ People want to know more about their long forgotten ancestors

+ People want to find their long lost relatives

+ People want to confirm their blood relations to some famous people in the past

Personally speaking, this could be a positive development because:

+ People can be united with their family members

+ People cherish their origin more

+ People may find their direction towards life