THAR 201 TEST ONE ESSAY FORM
“Ancient Mysteries: Sacred Rites and Rituals” documentary
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Based on the documentary about ritual that we watched in class and the discussions about this
documentary, what are some of the reasons that human beings have rituals? In other words,
what purpose do these rituals serve for us?
Your answer should reflect the ideas put forth in
the documentary as well as discussed in class. However, you are welcome to add your own
thoughts in addition. Wait to use examples from the documentary in the second question.