1) The doctrine of the ‘separation of church and state' has been much significant for American political thought. How do politics and government affect religion? describe how does religion affect politics and government? In your opinion, what must the relationships among them be?
2) Are Taoism and Confucianism truly religions? Argue both sides.
3) Many in the West are well-known with the samurai and his warrior code. Westerners have been especially fascinated with his willingness to commit suicide before facing dishonor. describe why does this notion seem so foreign to Westerners? What religious ideals are embodied by the samurai?