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I like how Rica stated,

I like how Rica stated, "One hypothesis of divergence could be historical non-fiction to historical fiction to mystery to sci-fi." In her association there seems to be a certain linear progression over time, the common progressive pattern we tend to follow in our academic training. In regards to cultural evolution, this progression is far from linear;  cultural evolution seems to follow a circular pattern with the previous always affecting the next occurrence.  Perhaps a course should be designed in where you begin at the past, circulate around to the modern, and then revisit the past.  Through this progression the necessity of discovering and analyzing the modern in relation to the past and the past in relation to the modern could happen.


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