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Brief History Of Buddhism

By Kaiser Vargas
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On 05 March 2022

In Tibet, Buddhism is still the most popular philosophy; the leading monk of Buddhism is called the Dalai Lama and has always been the political governor of Tibet until the Chinese took control in 1959. Today, China followed by Thailand have the largest populations of Buddhists in the world. The religion was introduc...

Vietnam War History

By Harleigh Adams
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On 17 January 2022

Media coverage of journalists on the ground in Vietnam differed from the official line coming from President Johnson, which damaged his credibility. The U.S. peoples approval of Johnson and the war plummeted. The conduct of some US forces was also very controversial. The Lie massacre in March 1968 saw between 347 and...

History Of Turkey Crash Course

By Klara Mcbride
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On 22 March 2022

Turkey is positioned uniquely on the globe. The beautiful peninsula is sited between the continents of Europe and Asia. Historically, Turkey has a rich background and although it is modern you can see its traditions and ethnicities here. Ancient buildings and walls although stand high continue to wane, the Turkish go...

Pre Islamic Of The Middle East

By Jadine Burris
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On 05 November 2021

Persian identity resurfaced, and another Empire was formed, Parthia. They didn’t exactly occupy the same size as the earlier Persian Empire, but the Partisans use the existing political structure and established an empire. They later on assimilated into the Persian language and over time became Persians. The Partis...

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What Did Democracy Really Mean In Athens Melissa Schwartzberg

By Gurdeep Mcculloch
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On 30 March 2022
Many modern democracies reconcile this conflict by having citizens elect those they consider qualified to legislate on their behalf. But this poses its own problems, including the influence of wealth, and the emergence of professional politicians with different interests than their constituents. Could reviving electi...

Borobudur Indonesia

By Anis Sutherland
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On 24 February 2022

According to the Buddhist cosmology, there are three stages of mental preparation. Each one of these preparations is linked to one of the many worlds or "planes" that exists within Buddhism. Borobudur is based around these three stages of mental preparation where each platform represents one of the three stages of me...

Brief History Of Buddhism

By Kaiser Vargas
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On 05 March 2022

Also, Mahayana, one of the two prominent sects of Buddhism, became the most popular sect in India. The 6th century saw the invasion of India by the Huns, a pre-Mongolic people, that destroyed hundreds of Buddhist monasteries. Not long after the Huns were driven out, Islam began to spread rapidly in the region forcing...

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Why Socrates Hated Democracy

By Amanda O'Quinn
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On 03 March 2022
If you were heading out on a journey by sea, asks Socrates who would you ideally want deciding who was in charge of the vessel? Just anyone or people educated in the rules and demands of seafaring? The latter of course, says Adamant, so why then, responds Socrates, do we keep thinking that any old person should be fi...