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Western Civilization 101:
What is it? Where is it?
What cultural practices do you associate most with the term "Western Civilization"?
Why the West Succeeded
Any thoughts or comments?
Why did the West dominate? Who will control the future
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?