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    well as their historical roots, can often be found in religion. Religion, in some cases, is the very reason some countries are founded to begin with. Whether or not one believes in a particular religion, it is often agreed upon that religious principles hold some sort of importance in the majority of the world. China, for example, was once a large center for religious and philosophical beliefs. Chinese culture has been heavily influenced by the beliefs of Confucianism, Buddhism, and Taoism; three philosophical schools often referred to as the “Three Teachings” in China. Despite being a communist country since 1949, which would normally mean it does not practice or allow religion, China actually has a few…

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    The author succeeds in making a strong case for the importance of serious consideration of the religious aspects of Chinese society—at both the elite and the popular levels—which is indispensible for properly understanding virtually all aspects of China’s past and present, including the Chinese state and the local society. In essence, he argues that Chinese society is essentially a religious society. Pointing to a dominant tradition that repeatedly brought church and state together, he also…

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    artists with contributions to the history would be lacking. Not including those who brought direction to the evolution of music music as we know it today, leaves me looking for more. Music preferences are one of the things that contribute to one’s own personal style. Personally, in this course I found one missing artist which stands out among others. Don McLean, who has contributed to the history of Folk-Rock in his composition of several iconic songs. Songs which have had an impact on Rock…

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    Walter White is one of the main characters in the TV series Breaking Bad. In the first season, the character of Walter White undergoes a tremendous transformation. In general, the first season is about discovering how close Walter White can get to “Breaking Bad”. This growth and development of his character are critical because the life he embarks on is one that demands that he adapts to new traits to prosper and most importantly, to survive. For example, for the transformed from a poor…

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    was the one providing the needle and thread; I was the one providing the coloring book and markers so that she could cover the walls of her nursing home room. Stories poured from my mouth to combat the growing silence. Stories of how we would make daily trips to Hancock Fabrics for more sewing supplies, of how we would watch old VHS tapes because there was never anything on television, of how we went to Texas to go see my older sister Heather obtain one of many degrees. In the midst of telling…

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