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    truth as a path to end sufferings called, the Noble Eightfold Path. Thus, he described that to attain Nirvana or to cease suffering one should follow the Noble Eightfold Path, namely; right understanding, right thought, right speech, right action, right livelihood, right effort, right mindfulness and right concentration (Thera 34). This is basically the essence of Buddha’s ideas. He traveled widely across many parts of India and speared the Dharma, means Buddha’s teachings such as The Noble…

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    In my Master of Divinity program I wrote a paper entitled, “What is the place of work in the Christian Life?” That paper was a reflection on Lee Hardy’s book, The Fabric of This World: Inquiries into Calling, Career Choice and the Design of Human Work. While Hardy’s work began with an examination of Greek thought in regards to work and leisure, as represented by the works Plato and Aristotle, a contemporary piece might begin with Working, by Studs Terkel, moving from work into theology, as…

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    I have distinct goals of where I desire to be in five years. I comprehend exactly what I want to be achieving in my graphic design career, my fine art career and my general lifestyle five years from now. I always keep these goals in my mind and work on getting one step closer to them every day. To begin with, I desire for my graphic design career to be thriving in five years’ time. By then I should have my Bachelor’s degree from a renowned university. I have not yet concretely decided which…

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    Siddhartha Gautama or Buddha was born in between India and China at the foot of the Himalayans to the family of a wealthy king. He was brought up in the best conditions possible; his father made sure his son shielded from pain. He lived in a pure pleasure 29 years, until one day he decides to see what is outside the palace. And he sees the world in all its reality and ugliness: old, diseased, dead. It changed his life forever. He left his house and his family in search of the relieve from the…

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    Religion is a very complex topic due to the fact that every religion is distinct and values different rules and morals individual religions also tend to hold beliefs that conflict with one another which has been a source of contention for centuries. However, if you look closely enough at any two religions you are bound to find similarities even between religions that seem to be the ultimate contradiction and differences in those that appear to be identical. In this case Unitarian Universalism…

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    Buddha Gautama Religion

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    The original Buddha was a guy named Siddhartha Gautama. He is thought to have lived in the 6th century B.C. He was a prince of a region that is now Nepal. Since he was a prince he lived a life that was easy and was never in need. He lived a life completely secluded from the outside world and knew nothing about suffering. That is until he was about 29 years old and left home and saw what the world was like. He saw suffering, death, and poverty; after witnessing this he left his wife and newborn…

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    that a person is born and reborn until they reach a perfect state, enlightenment. In order to reach nirvana (enlightenment) as a Buddhist one must follow the Noble Eightfold Path, which contains “...Right Views,Right Resolve, Right Speech, Right Conduct, Right Livelihood, Right Effort, Right Mindfulness, and Right Concentration…” The Eightfold Path explains all that must be done to achieve nirvana as a Buddhist and all of them involve doing things the correct way in life. If these rules are…

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    Eightfold Path Of Buddhism

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    following the eightfold paths. Leading to the practices of the Threefold: virtue, mind, and wisdom. The virtues eightfold path is the right speech, right action, and right livelihood, carried out by the five layman vows to practice. The mind eightfold path is the right effort, mindfulness, and concentration. These are put to practice by the use of mediation. Lastly, the wisdom eightfold path is the right view and the right intention carried out by weather you know the four noble truths. By…

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    In Dr. Devin Stauffer’s book The Utility of Plato’s Gorgias, Stauffer examines Callicles’ defense of previous Athenian leaders criticized by Socrates, like Pericles. Callicles argument is that these leaders “should be regarded as noble rhetoricians, unlike those of the current generation,” as these ancient leaders like Pericles built Athens into an ancient superpower and acted nobly, in the view of Callicles. Callicles’ view of holding previous leaders in high esteem compared to…

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    Since the beginning of time, there have been many myths about how life began on earth and what happens to a person when they die. Seeking a need for purpose and order, religions developed in the world and organized standardized religions such as Buddhism and Islam. The aim of this research paper is to compare and contrast the existential questions about the handling of suffering, what it means to be a good person and the process of entering the afterlife or the belief in reincarnation. It is…

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