UGC 111 Reformation or Renaissance

UGC 111 Reformation or Renaissance - spark both invention...

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Gaurang Joshi UGC 111 Renaissance and Reformation The Renaissance and Reformation are not considered developments enabled by an information revolution. This is because the reformation is actually a change in ideals or morals. It is sparked by a change in thought. This is given by the example of the introduction of a Protestant church in opposition to the Catholic Church. The Protestants did not believe in the same values as the Catholic Church did, however in the Renaissance new ideas are being presented. This is a huge difference between the two. However the information revolution did spark ideas that caused the Reformation and Renaissance. This is because people began to think in a whole new way. The new ideas sparked a change in thinking. This is why I think it might have influenced the Reformation more than the Renaissance. Because a change in thinking can
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Unformatted text preview: spark both invention and reformation, however reformation is more likely because it needs only a change in order to be bettered. The information revolution did allow for new talents to emerge due its more receiving environment, so people were more likely to change things because it would require less work. This is why I think that Reformation is more likely. However both are going to happen but Reformation is more likely. Due to the fact that during the dot com boom, we really just had a reformation of technology, nothing really new technology just a reformation of new technology. Therefore in the past it was a bunch of reformations that caused the renaissance. This is also why I think that Reformation is more likely than Renaissance after an Information Revolution....
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This note was uploaded on 09/24/2011 for the course UGC 111 taught by Professor Bono during the Fall '08 term at SUNY Buffalo.

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