1.My connection to the past has to do with Religious Violence. A country with religious violence is India. Religious fundamentalism is considered a major driver. Despite India's religiously tolerant nature, broad religious representation in various aspects of society including the government, the active role played by autonomous bodies sporadic and sometimes serious acts of religious violence tend to occur as the root causes of religious violence often run deep in history, religious activities, and politics of India.

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2. My connection to the past has to do with Scientific revolution (http://www.gmu.edu/courses/phil/ancient/srfr.htm)
This website shows a little bit of history of the scientific revolution. It also shows the scientist of the scientific revolution.