What are the different approaches that mara tries to use to outsmart sidhartha?

Question:  The evil power Mara, who is a counter part to what westerners might call ‘the devil’ tries to defeat Sidhartha in several different ways. If Mara wins, it means that Sidhartha’s mind is not as strong as he thinks, and Sidhartha (and his followers or students) can’t evade human vices any better than anybody… Continue reading What are the different approaches that mara tries to use to outsmart sidhartha?

What were the likely consequences for the balance of power and role of women as societies shifted from hunting and gathering to agriculture?

DISCUSSION QUESTION; 6-7SENTENCS Some scholars have argued that the hunting and gathering ways of life for both Homo erectus and Homo sapiens allowed women – biologically, through their lactation and child-rearing, and calorically, through their dominant role as gatherers – to make a larger and more significant contribution to their communities than their male counterparts did.  In… Continue reading What were the likely consequences for the balance of power and role of women as societies shifted from hunting and gathering to agriculture?

What would you say were the  three most important changes that occurred from 8000 BCE to 1450 CE?

Historians are always trying to understand causes and consequences.  Causes tell us how things happened (or changed) and consequences  indicate the size and scope of the change. One would expect the biggest  changes to have the biggest consequences. What would you say were the  three most important changes that occurred from 8000 BCE to 1450… Continue reading What would you say were the  three most important changes that occurred from 8000 BCE to 1450 CE?

What would you say were the  three most important changes that occurred from 8000 BCE to 1450 CE?

Historians are always trying to understand causes and consequences.  Causes tell us how things happened (or changed) and consequences  indicate the size and scope of the change. One would expect the biggest  changes to have the biggest consequences. What would you say were the  three most important changes that occurred from 8000 BCE to 1450… Continue reading What would you say were the  three most important changes that occurred from 8000 BCE to 1450 CE?

Identify the 7 elements needed to form a civilization

As I noted in my lecture, there are 7 elements that make a civilization. When did these elements first come together to make a civilization and which of the 7 do you think is most essential for civilization and why? Directions for Answering the Question: Using information from the lecture, Identify the 7 elements needed… Continue reading Identify the 7 elements needed to form a civilization

What is the difference between a masterpiece and a masterwork?

Posting rules. You must reply to original questions/prompts by Thursday of each week. This counts as the online portion of the class and is how you get attendance for this meeting date. This is every week. All first posts must be 150 word minimum (no replies are required). All prompts must be answered for full… Continue reading What is the difference between a masterpiece and a masterwork?

What kinds of sciences come to mind when thinking about the Scientific Revolution?

Assessment The Scientific Revolution changed the way people perceived the  world around them. This shift in thought led to revolutions in pretty  much every branch of science. What kinds of sciences come to mind when thinking about the Scientific Revolution? Your assignment is to list three different areas of science that     changed significantly in the… Continue reading What kinds of sciences come to mind when thinking about the Scientific Revolution?