DEMOCRACY: The Basics (3 Programs)

The three DVDs in this excellent new series are interactive and each program includes questions and quizzes:

RELIGION AND DEMOCRACY. Radical Islam is attacking democracy in many parts of the world today. Why? The Christian world for the most part is democratic now but in the past? Learn how religions have helped (and hindered) the paths to democracy in the past and the present. In Two Parts, this program explains the origins of religions and democracy in Part One and in Part Two considers the state of religions and democracy in the 21st century world. 57 minutes

CAPITALISM AND DEMOCRACY. Capitalism, like democracy, seems often to be under siege today. Learn in this program how capitalism is necessary for democracy, but not sufficient. Part One explains the origins of capitalism and of democracy. Part Two explores the connections between democracy and capitalism today. 53 minutes

SCIENCE AND DEMOCRACY. One of democracy's most important allies is science. Learn in this program how science (like capitalism and religion) is necessary for democracy, but also not sufficient. Part One explains the origins of science and of democracy. Part Two explores the connection between science and democracy today. 49 minutes

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