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Genius of the Ancient World 

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Bettany Hughes travels to India, Greece and China, profiling Buddha, Socrates and Confucius, the three greatest thinkers of antiquity.
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Bettany Hughes travels to India, Greece and China, profiling Buddha, Socrates and Confucius, the three greatest thinkers of antiquity.

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Carelessly inaccurate

The first episode interviews a woman, Lakshmi Singh about the cultural mileau of the Buddha. The interviewee gives the typical marxist claptrap about the caste system while not even knowing the names of the classes. That is the extent of the knowledge of the experts in this documentary. So cringe worthy that I could not help turning it off and watching a funny cat video instead.


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