Eastern Influences upon US Culture

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INFLUENCES OF EASTERN IDEAS ON AMERICAN CULTURE 1_ How should we go about in determining the “influences” of Eastern cultural traditions upon the American culture? Students’ Responses Write down your short answer.
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INFLUENCES OF EASTERN IDEAS ON AMERICAN CULTURE 1_ How should we go about in determining the “influences” of Eastern cultural traditions upon the American culture? a_ Spheres of American Culture b_ Types of Eastern Influences
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INFLUENCES OF EASTERN IDEAS ON AMERICAN CULTURE 2_ What spheres of the American culture that have been influenced by Eastern cultural traditions? a_ The Elite Sphere b_ The Popular Sphere
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INFLUENCES OF EASTERN CULTURAL TRADITIONS What is “the elite sphere” of the American culture (hereafter AC)? STUDENTS’ RESPONSES WRITE DOWN YOUR ANSWER
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INFLUENCES OF EASTERN CULTURAL TRADITIONS What is “the elite sphere” of the American culture (hereafter AC)? The world of the US “Power Elites” Business elite of corporate America Political elite of the US state Intellectual elite of US higher education Ideological elite of US mass media
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INFLUENCES OF EASTERN CULTURAL TRADITIONS What is “the popular sphere” of the American culture? STUDENTS’ RESPONSES WRITE DOWN YOUR ANSWER
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INFLUENCES OF EASTERN CULTURAL TRADITIONS What is “the popular sphere” of the American culture? The world of the American masses or the American people at large The world of mass media The world of everyday life
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INFLUENCES OF EASTERN CULTURAL TRADITIONS ON THE AMERICAN CULTURE 1_ Which intellectual traditions of Asia that have influenced the ELITE SPHERE of the American culture the most? WRITE DOWN YOUR ANSWER
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INFLUENCES OF EASTERN CULTURAL TRADITIONS ON THE AMERICAN CULTURE 1_ Which intellectual traditions of Asia that have influenced the ELITE SPHERE of the American culture the most? BUDDHISM CONFUCIANISM DAOISM HINDUISM
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INFLUENCES OF EASTERN CULTURAL TRADITIONS What is “the popular sphere” of the AC? Given the different domains of these two main spheres of the AC, the influences of Eastern cultural traditions have varied greatly in scope, degree, type, and level. Thus, most common people do not know much about Eastern intellectual traditions (like Buddhism, Confucianism, etc.) but many members of the US elite sphere know more about them than most Eastern intellectuals.
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CULTURAL TRADITIONS How have the four intellectual traditions from the East penetrated the AC? STUDENTS’ RESPONSES
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