Philosophic-Religious Thought/Theory SELECT ONE OF THE FOLLOWING TWO TOPICS
Thomas Jefferson – A Bill for Establishing Religious Freedom
1. Do you think Jefferson was right in proposing such legislation? Did it impact the history of how the U.S. views/viewed religion? Explain why or why not.
Albert Einstein – Religion and Science
2. Do you agree with Einstein’s ultimate conclusion? Explain why or why not.
Social and Political Thought/Theory SELECT ONE OF THE FOLLOWING TWO TOPICS
John Locke – The Second Treatise of Civil Government
3. Locke states “As usurpation is the exercise of power, which another hath a right to; so tyranny is the exercise of power beyond right, which no body can have a right to.” Explain fully Locke’s idea of government showing how tyranny is contained and individuals govern.
Karl Marx & Frederich Engels – The Communist Manifesto 487-506
4. Do you agree with the governmental-social-religious system which is proposed and the method of establishment by Marx and Engels? Why or why not. Explain.