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    The Dalai Lama is a renounced political and spiritual leader for Tibet and for Buddhism. The current Dalai Lama is the 14th Dalai Lama to exist. He was born, Lhamo Dhondup on July 6, 1935. The Dalai Lama was not only the embodiment of a living god, but Tibet itself (Marcello 1). Religious training at the early age was customary in Tibet. While a lot of families had a lot of children, it was normal for families to send one or two children to monasteries, where the children were sheltered, clothed, and taught to read and write and the Buddhist Dharma, the holy teachings of the Buddha. Before Lhamo Dhondup was born, his family was going through a rough time; all thirteen horses they owned were killed by a plague, a storm of hail killed all their crops, and his father was struck with a mysterious disease, leaving him to faint every time he…

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    Chinese officials seek to squash dissent and assimilate Tibetan culture into mainland ideals. Since 2009, according to the International Campaign for Tibet, more than 130 Tibetan citizens have set themselves on fire to protest their treatment by Chinese authorities (International Campaign for Tibet). In fact, the Chinese government has outlined a policy position specific to the reincarnation of the Dalai Lama and other high ranking Tibetan Buddhist religious figures, re-asserting that the right…

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    In “The Ethics of Compassion”, The Dalai Lama explains how we should strive for fulfillment of having compassion towards everyone and not just the people closest to us. The Dalai Lama himself has not accomplished such a task, “Most people, including myself, must struggle even to reach the point where putting others’ interests on a par with our own becomes easy” (Dalai Lama). It takes time to be able to have compassion towards people you don’t even know, but it must be understood that everyone…

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    The tulku system will probably not survive because the Dalai Lama has far less influence than he used to have. This is primarily the result of the People’s Republic of China’s aggressive political maneuverings in Tibet and the resulting weakened state of Tibetan Buddhist culture. The current Dalai Lamai cannot even fully act as head of the Tibetan state because of the state’s fragmentation and his exile. The People’s Republic of China has caused irreversible damage to the tulku system. By…

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    background of a desire, there are negative qualities that might spring up when it involves society and the government as well. Hypothetically, there are two sides to one 's desire, the good and bad, or from a modern government perspective, legal and illegal. According to the interview titled "Inner Contentment", made by Howard C. Cutler, the Dalai Lama acknowledges desires and separates it into one with a peaceful vibe and another with destructive twist lodged inside its roots (792). "Peace and…

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    Coach P Character Analysis

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    but he makes sure we fix them so we do better in the future. Along with responsibility,responsibility is showing people what is expected of you. Also it is being careful of the language you use in front of others. Next my friend’s mom shows responsibility when she cooks her kids and I supper. Hal Urban once spoke, “We live by choice, not by chance. I show responsibility when, I take out the trash for my parents, and clean my room. Lastly, having responsibility is being accountable for the…

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    I invited five special guests to dinner at the Rainforest Cafe, Marilyn Monroe, Jenna Marbles, Steve Jobs, Walt Disney, and Meghan Mccarthy. I invited all of these guests because I take interest in these five people and wanted to learn more about them. Each one of my guests are noted for interesting things. Marilyn Monroe is remembered for being a film actress. She was an American actress, model and a singer. Jenna Marbles is known for being a famous youtuber, comedian, and a viner. Next is…

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    Genetic Engineering is the modification of an organism 's genetic composition by artificial means, often involving the transfer of specific traits, or genes, from one organism into a plant or animal of an entirely different species. With this new, rapidly growing, technology we are now able to do things that we once thought were impossible. In Ethics and the New Genetics, the Dalai Lama addresses problems that we need to consider as we continue to explore this microscopic world that we have…

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    the ‘Dalai Lama’ the manifestation of the Bodhisattva of Compassion a central figure who has made social, cultural and scriptual impacts in the Buddhist society. In the same way a crucial aspect of Buddhism is the understandings towards its stance on ethical teachings and the personal responsibility…

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    The adventure begins on a plane, flying over the clouds and the Himalayas. As the passengers admired the view, Eric was thinking about somewhere else. His thought of navigating in 1933 in a beautiful paradise have referred to in James Hilton’s book where he called it Shangri-La, a utopian world separate from us and where only lucky souls can go. Some of these wanted to leave it, but Conway, a character with whom Eric relates and envies, didn’t. Eric Weiner lived in India in the 1990s as he was…

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