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    According to the religion of Buddhism without inner peace outer peace is impossible. So, Buddhists believe that in order to accomplish world peace people need to find peace in their own minds. Only by finding peace within our own mind and helping others to do the same we achieve peace in the whole world. Also, focusing on self-enlightenment and…

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    This literary study will define the importance of spiritual enlightenment and the teacher/student relationship in the philosophy of Zhuangzi and the Buddhist spiritualism/evanescence of The Tale of the Genji by Murasaki Shikibu. In Zhuangzi’s Taoist philosophy, the meaning of existence was relative to the person perceiving the ever-changing point of view of the observer, as defined in the dialogue between Hui Tzu and Chuang Tzu. This form of enlightenment provided a way to understand the…

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    According to the Oxford Dictionary ethic means “a moral fitness of a decisions, course of action and the study of the moral value of human conduct.” Ethics is basically standards that are between what’s right and wrong as well as what are good and bad. Nowadays, psychological experiments were required to followed ethical rules where it is conducted in ways that it is good and right. If the experiment does not follow the ethical standard, the experiment is then classified as unethical. In this…

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    (p.463, 178c) According to Phaedrus, when a man loves another man it is pure beauty, a virtuous life lesson for the young man. By the young boy having an older man as a lover they each gained something from one another. The young boy gains guidance and maturity while in return the lover gains the very much treasured heavenly love: When the lover is able to help the young man become wiser and better, and the young man is eager to be taught and improved by this lover... it is honorable for a young…

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    Cohen went on to write over 50 books most of continuing what the teaching he learned from his long time mentor Druker. Books such as “A Class with Drucker: the Lost Lessons of the World’s Greatest Management Teacher.” And “Drucker on Leadership” (Cohen, 2009). * Cohen states that Drucker is the “The Father of Modern Management” and that he was a genius whose interest and contributions extended into many areas of economics and social endeavors as well as business and nonprofit…

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    During slavery in the United States, southern white slave owners were raised to believe that blacks were inferior, and they believed it. It was hard for slave owners to imagine life any other way, and for them, there was no reason to imagine life any other way. It could be argued that the Yankees used Plato's epistemology. They broke free from the "chains" holding them to the belief that blacks are inferior. The reason that they were able to do this might be that their "chains" weren't as…

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    Reflecting on Wisdom Angela Harris PSY/220 December 02, 2012 Jean Pedersen Reflecting on Wisdom The one individual that I consider to be very wise is Bishop T.D. Jakes. Even though, I have never met him face-to-face; words spoken by him has inspired mass congregations; as well as me. Opposing to common beliefs, wisdom is not the ability to be knowledgeable about everything, but to a certain extent holding an open mind to additionally enhance comprehensions A wise person considers…

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    “Sociology is a relatively new discipline in comparison to chemistry, math, biology, philosophy and other disciplines that trace back thousands of years. Sociology began as an intellectual/philosophical effort by a French man named Auguste Comte (born 1798 and died 1857). He is considered the founder of sociology and coined "Sociology." Comte's…

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    In Plato’s dialogue, Phaedrus, Socrates meets Phaedrus and walks outside the city to discuss love and rhetoric. Phaedrus tells Socrates of Lysias ' speech about love and Socrates gives Phaedrus his response through two different speeches. His first speech proposes the coldblooded passion of the “non-lover” or the wanton lover regarding carnal pleasure. Then, he delivers a second speech which begins with him discarding the truth in the prior speech and refers to true beauty. With this book,…

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    concept of reasoning is one that has spanned the history of philosophy from antediluvian days to modern history constantly being a topic of much debate and discussion. Reason has been hailed as the subject of human intelligence that gives the entire humanity a special position in nature being the epitome characteristic that defines Western philosophy and modern science.. Based on Horkheimer & Adorno, (2002, p 73), the concept of philosophy is surmised and regarded as a way of life based on…

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