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Unformatted text preview: Great Ideas of Antiquity God exists Immortality of the Soul Divine basis of ethics and law Divine kingship Human societies are fundamentally manifestations of the Divine order Four Intellectual Revolutions Writing (from 3200 BC) Alphabet (from 1100 BC) Printing (from 800/1450) Electronic (late 20th century) Transformative Technologies Domestication of plants and animals Hydraulic Technologies Surplus and trade Metal working Seafaring Gunpowder Flight (Space Travel)...
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- Fall '08