Buddhism discussion | World history homework help

One short paragraph per answer, APA.

1 In your estimation, is Buddhism primarily a religion or a philosophy? Why? Or Why not?

2 What is unique and what is similar to the religions of Hinduism and Jainism, both of which existed in Siddhartha’s day?

3 What is significant about Siddhartha’s four sightings?

4 Are there any parallels, or hints of similarities, to any of the monotheistic religions practiced in the West?

5 What is the middle way, and how is this different from both Hinduism and Jainism?