Now adopted nearly all over the globe, the modern Western ideas of individualism, property, and purposeful history trace their roots to Christianity, Greco-Roman humanism, and Germanic social values.

The source is difficult to make out in the audio but the following is an interesting quote from this well-narrated film: "If one could combine Arabic faith and Jewish intelligence with an Iraqi education, Christian conduct, Greek knowledge, Indian mysticism and a Sufi way of life - this would be the perfection of humanity."

(24 Sep. 1991)

Film Duration: 51 min