Suffering comes in many forms. Three obvious kinds of suffering correspond to the first three sights the Buddha saw on his first journey outside his palace: old age, sickness and death. But according to the Buddha, the problem of suffering goes much deeper. Life is not ideal. Human beings are subject to desires and cravings, but even when we are able …show more content…
They also believe that it is caused by desire. Buddhism is a religion centrally concerned with suffering. It never really stops the suffering of other people. These form a central focus of the religion, its practice and its philosophy. One is encouraged to explore what suffering is, the various forms it comes in and their root causes. Though they can all be reduced to attractions based upon the illusion of a real self, which desires certain things and is averse to others, yet this is not immediately obvious or a point easily grasped.
In the catholic religion they believe that God did not create suffering. When he created the world, he created it as a gift to Jesus, something that was perfect for him. However, God put individuality in us, and we were so corrupt that even that little hint of originality caused us to sin against our creator, causing suffering. No, God does not want this. However, God allowed Jesus to die for us because Jesus wanted to take our punishment from God for us so that we could live forever in Heaven with him.
In conclusion, my personal opinion is that suffering exists in the world because of where people live or are. There is no god or karma that controls or fate of where people are. If everyone were Buddha’s then there would still be suffering as suffering defines the world and what it is. This is because Buddhist die and suffer pain as well as anyone so it makes no difference at