The History of Western Civilization

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Western Civilization 101:

What is it? Where is it?

1:13 min

What cultural practices do you
associate most with the term
"Western Civilization"?

Why the West Succeeded

5:42 min

Any thoughts or comments?

Why did the West dominate?
Who will control the future

2:02 min

Could western civilization soon
be history?

During the next few classes we will explore six aspects of western civilization: competition, science, property, medicine, consumerism and work.

Understanding how the West beat the rest gives us insight not just into the past but also into the future which will help us answer the question, are we the generation on who's watch western ascendancy will end?

Let's begin with a discussion on competition.

46:50-stop/discuss as needed

UNIT ONE: COMPETITION

Follow up question

UNIT TWO: SCIENCE

46:49-stop/discuss as needed

Follow up question

UNIT THREE: PROPERTY

47:20-stop/discuss as needed

Follow up question

UNIT FOUR: MEDICINE

45:35-stop/discuss as needed

Follow up question

UNIT FIVE: CONSUMERISM

46:53-stop/discuss as needed

Follow up question

UNIT SIX: WORK ETHIC

46:50-stop/discuss as needed

Follow up question

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