Values Of The Enlightenment

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As mentioned in the module, there are eight characteristics and values of the Enlightenment: Humanism, Deism, Reason and Science, Cosmopolitanism: Travel, Nature, Progress, Freedom, and Social Contract. I believe that these characteristics and values are still highly prominent and significant within the contemporary generation today from multiple different perspectives. For instance, in today’s society advancements are on a rise within different fields such as technology and science. Furthermore, individuals and citizens living within this country have the right of freedom of speech and are able to assemble without fear and punishment. Moreover, the founding fathers of the United States turned to political theorists such as John Locke and
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