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 What were the social, cultural, religious, and economic characteristics of Ancient Chinese Civilization? 

What were the social, cultural, religious, and economic characteristics of Ancient Chinese Civilization?  What was Ancient China’s greatest single contribution to world culture?

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What was the Cold War?

The Cold War shaped the world in the 20th Century. In this question, you will have a few questions to answer.
What was the Cold War?
Who were the players?
What effect did it have on history?
Your answer is to be 300-450 words in length.
You will need one source.

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 What were the social, cultural, religious, and economic characteristics of Egyptian Civilization? 

What were the social, cultural, religious, and economic characteristics of Egyptian Civilization?  What was Ancient Egypt’s greatest single contribution to world culture? Why?

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Discuss weapons proliferation around the world. U.S., Iran, North Korea, China, Russia, etc.

Discuss weapons proliferation around the world. U.S., Iran, North Korea, China, Russia, etc. What are the threats and issues of weapons proliferation as we move into the future? What country is the biggest threat? What are the challenges in limiting the weapons caches of governments? What is the biggest fear from non-state actors (terrorist groups, criminal elements, etc.) in the proliferation of nuclear weapons?
Provide examples to support your argument/point of view.

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Why did communist China, for a time, impeach the teachings of Confucius? 

1. In regards to the values espoused in the religions of Daoism/Confucianism, why would a person go up into the mountains to find balance, and harmony?
2. What are the ramifications for this sort of philosophy in the world today?
3. What might the west learn from the key concepts in Confucian thought, especially around the notion of Ren and Li?
4. Why did communist China, for a time, impeach the teachings of Confucius?

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In your estimation, is Buddhism primarily a religion or a philosophy? Why? Or Why not?

One short paragraph per answer, APA.
1 In your estimation, is Buddhism primarily a religion or a philosophy? Why? Or Why not?
2 What is unique and what is similar to the religions of Hinduism and Jainism, both of which existed in Siddhartha’s day?
3 What is significant about Siddhartha’s four sightings?
4 Are there any parallels, or hints of similarities, to any of the monotheistic religions practiced in the West?
5 What is the middle way, and how is this different from both Hinduism and Jainism?

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Briefly describe the major philosophical themes of Hinduism:  such as, Brahman, Atman, Karma, Samsara, Moksha, Dharma, Life-stages and the Caste system.

250 Words. APA format. At least one reference.
Hinduism differs from most Western stereotypical views of religion, in that it has no founder and no central text.  Further, it has no essential ritual, systematized dogma, or active proselytizing. The Vedas are the oldest Hindu scriptures, but they are not very important to contemporary practices. Hinduism is an immensely diverse religion, with numerous gods and major variations by caste, region and class. What unifies all these different forms of Hinduism are common beliefs in karma, moksha, samsara and dharma, though interpretations of these key terms will vary.
Briefly describe the major philosophical themes of Hinduism:  such as, Brahman, Atman, Karma, Samsara, Moksha, Dharma, Life-stages and the Caste system.  How can Hinduism embrace such a wide continuum of contradictory social beliefs and practices — universalism and simultaneously its divisive caste system, treatment of women, and exclusivist nationalism?

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Define Globalization in your own words.

Define Globalization in your own words. Is globalization good or bad for humanity? Do you agree with the author’s point that Globalization and the Global Issues facing the world today are all interconnected? Provide examples to support your argument/point of view.

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What does it mean in Jainism to act as little as possible?  

One page, at least one reference, APA.
1. Why do you suppose the story of religion is a story of dialogue (with what comes before it) and building blocks (providing a foundation for what follows)?  In short, it’s clear that religion does NOT exist in a vacuum, nor does it develop ex nihilo (“out of nothing”).  Give a few examples and explain.
2. What does it mean in Jainism to act as little as possible?  Why is it important to a Jain?  How is it related to the 3 ethical pillars?
3. Describe the heroic feat of self-liberation through extreme asceticism as espoused by Jainism.
4. In what way did Jainism influence both Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr.?

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What were the social, cultural, religious, and economic characteristics of Sumerian Civilization? 

What were the social, cultural, religious, and economic characteristics of Sumerian Civilization?  What was the Sumerians’ greatest single contribution to world culture?
Who was Gilgamesh? Why is his story important? Do you see similarities to other myths?