Compose aN essay in which you do the following: Evaluate how the world you live in has been shaped by one of the following elements of World War II: Scientific and technological innovations, OR International alliances, OR Political policies, OR Economic policies, OR Social and cultural influences To prepare for this Reflection: Review the Lukacs reading in this week’s Learning Resources. Reflect upon current local and global events, as well as your own personal stories, and consider how they relate to World War II. Consider how one or more of the following elements of World War II continue to have an impact on you and your community, and the way you live your life today: Scientific and technological innovations, OR International alliances, OR Political policies, OR Economic policies, OR Social and cultural influences Specific examples of these elements may be the Holocaust, the formation of NATO, the rebuilding of Europe, the multiple transitions of Russia, relationships between Asian countries, international cultural influences, globalization, or others that you identify. Think about how your grandparents’ lives were shaped by World War II. How has their life shaped your life? Reflect on how post-World War II events and developments have contributed to your life.