Each essay should be roughly 300 – 600 words in length. This however, is only a guideline, as I grade on content, rather than length
- Explain Sayyid Qutb’s concept of jahiliyya. What are the problems with liberalism and liberal societies, according to Qutb? What does his ideal Islamic society look like?What is a “vanguard party” and why it is necessary, according to Lenin? How does Lenin’s understanding of theproletariat revolution differ from Marx’s? Explain how Mao reconceptualized class antagonism and revolution on an international scope.Compare and contrast the major components of Black Integrationist and Black Nationalist approaches. Explain how each of these approaches offer different criticisms of liberalism. What does the ideal society look like from each of these perspectives?“Believe, Obey, Fight!” was a popular slogan for Italian fascism under Mussolini. Explain the importance of each ofthese components (spirituality, authority, and action) for fascism.