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    In the 7th grade Eastern World history book Eastern World it highlights and outlines the eastern part of the world that many students have not really been introduced to, especially in middle school. The text covers geography as the basic starting point, then from there it dives into the many cultures that are represented in Africa, Asia, and Australia. The key in each chapter and sub-section is to develop intelligence on the perspective of these locations and to ignite the minds of readers about diverse parts of the world. The eastern part of the globe launches a unique perception on life and the textbook explains why religions, ethnic groups, and beliefs have thrived as the major catalyst in producing these nations.…

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    From 1750 CE until the present day (2015), Eastern Europe underwent numerous changes and few continuities. Some of the changes: the mini-ice age, rise of communism, spread of the potato, decline of serfdom, an ideological desire for militarism, nationalism, alliances, and imperialism, and new weapons/warfare create new avenues for political, economic, social, and intellectual reform. While the reliance on agriculture and ever-lasting ethnic conflict remained largely consistent throughout the…

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    During the middle of the semester, we began discussing Eastern Philosophy. Kung Fu Tze, Lao Tze, Mo Tze, and Siddartha Gautama were the four Eastern Philosophers we discussed. Each of these philosophers had different objectives. Kung Fu Tze, also known as Confucius, believed that life ought to be lived in accordance with Heaven. Secondly, Lao Tze focused his concept around the Universe. Thirdly, Mo Tze based his philosophy on Jian Ai which is “Indiscriminate Love.” Lastly, the final philosopher…

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    difference is that Western ethics are centered around finding truth, whereas Eastern ethics is relative to the portrayal of respect. It can be inferred that ethics cannot be given in the human mind, however, rather that they take place in the teachings of the parents. In the West, the focus is placed on law and justice, while within the Eastern culture, the focus is placed on the universe. However, it is that both cultures come from a distinctive aspect relative to the area. For example, the…

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    gave an image of peace to the rest of the world, as two nations combined to defeat a power that did everything it could to rise up and control the rest of the world. Unfortunately, human nature has shown, previous to World War II, that the world can’t live in peace because only one can be the best and most powerful. When Germany surrendered in the spring of 1945, the peace-making alliances that were formed between Great Britain, the Soviet Union and the United States, at the beginning of the…

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    Bethulian Heroism

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    Ancient Heroism of Western and Eastern Culture According to Joseph Campbell’s Hero’s Journey, every hero shares the same typical adventure of the archetype. Despite this universal archetype, the heroes of each culture differ according to that culture’s values and beliefs. The river of history flows slowly; every country and every era has its own heroine who is acknowledged in their own ways. In one story of the Bible, a woman named Judith in ancient Israel made the ignominious defeat of the…

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    As an American it 's something that you grow up with portraying communism as a negative form of government. Thanks to the Cold War it 's seen as an enemy form of government that oppresses it 's people abridging their freedoms as humans. What we tend to oversee however is that there 's no such thing as an only negative form of government. In fact, for millions of people communism was, not a good thing, but rather an okay thing. It allowed the people, of Eastern Europe in specific, to not prosper…

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    that have arisen in the western world since the division between communism and democracy was established. Beyond the surface, Reagan subtly disparages communism while simultaneously building up democracy. He emphasizes the importance of freedom, liberty, free trade, and other democratic ideals and uses the speech to inspire hope and restore faith that the western world will prevail through adversity. Above all else,…

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    Size Six Fatema Mernissi Analysis

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    spotlights to freeze female beauty within an idealized childhood, and forces women to perceive aging—that normal unfolding of years—as a shameful devaluation” (255). Moreover, the author supports her thesis by enlightening how an Eastern woman can elude her quandary since it is evident to society, whereas in Western culture, the violence is on a psychosomatic echelon, as men reduce women, unbeknownst to them or humanity. By appealing to one’s reasoning, Mernissi is able to defend her position on…

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    The Eastern Orthodox Church is the second largest Christian church and one of the oldest religious institutions in the world. The Eastern Orthodox Church teaches that it is the One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church established by Jesus Christ in his Great Commission to the apostles. It practices what it understands to be the original Christian faith and maintains the sacred tradition passed down from the apostles. Although, the U.S is a secular country, it still protects freedom of religion,…

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