Essay on How Buddhism Affect My View Of The World

1042 Words Oct 28th, 2016 5 Pages
Philosophy comes from Greek words meaning love of wisdom and also Philosophy is an academic discipline that exercises reason and logic in an attempt to understand reality and answer fundamental questions about knowledge, life, morality and human nature. (www.whatisphilosophy.et, n.d.)From my understanding, there are three type of philosophy, Western philosophy, Eastern philosophy (including middle eastern) and Modern philosophy. Plato, Aristotle, Socrates are famous western philosophers, Siddartha Gautama (as known as Buddha), Confucius, Sun Tyu, Laozi are famous eastern philosophers, And Karl Marx, Friedrich Nietzsche are famous modern philosophers. (Hour, 2010) (www.philosophy-index.com, n.d.) However, there are many more famous philosophers around the world. Before I studied Buddhism, I have my own philosophy which is, be respectful then you’ll be respected. And this assignment will focus on how Buddhism affect my view of the world.

Philosophy, I believe that everyone has their own philosophy. I have my own philosophy too, ‘Be respectful then you will be respected’. Many people may have heard it. This philosophy I found it powerful in itself. And at the time that I decided to follow the philosophy because of the question that I had at that moment was ‘Why someone who younger are not respect someone older’. Then I found this philosophy from reading it somewhere and as I also noticed that the older one were the reason why the younger was unrespecting. This…

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