Word of Wisdom

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  • Word Of Wisdom Research Paper

    The people of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are considered peculiar by people both within the church and non-members. This may be for different reasons but I think most people can tell that those of the LDS faith are unlike most other people in this world. This can be for many things, but I think a big part of it is the Word of Wisdom. So my question is, “Is the Word of Wisdom essential for the members of the LDS faith?” As the world and society continue to change, many things are becoming socially acceptable and not as taboo as they once were. Drugs, alcohol, and coffee seem to be taking over the world. It is easy to look at the benefits of things that we are told to stay away from and overlook the blessings and benefits…

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  • Definition Of Wisdom Essay

    Wisdom What is wisdom? There is not a universal definition of this term since it comes down to personal perception. It may be possible to recognize the word wisdom in a short definition but would not make it justice to the vast meaning of wisdom. Wisdom in my brief opinion means seeing things as they are, to see things in a profound way, and understand the situations that life bestows upon you. Therefore, know when to act and when not to. Be able to modify life situations in everyday life. …

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  • Millionaire And Billionaire Words Of Wisdom Essay

    Millionaire & Billionaire Words of Wisdom: Get Rich Like Them! Book blurb “Millionaire & Billionaire Words of Wisdom: Get Rich Like Them!” is an informational motivational book for those wanting to become millionaires and billionaires. Learn and understand the qualities and character traits of those in high society, from their perspective, so you can become what they are and get what they have. This information will put you on your feet and push you into the world of business for creating real…

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  • Proverbs: A Comparative Analysis

    In the book of Proverbs, there are multiple verses about having a respectable work ethic in order to live life skillfully. “Poor is he who works with a negligent hand, But the hand of the diligent makes rich. He who gathers in summer is a son who acts wisely, But he who sleeps in harvest is a son who acts shamefully” (Proverbs 10:4-5). This verse means that you have to work hard in order to be successful, and you cannot be lazy when the work needs to be done. “He who tills his land will have…

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  • Comparing Odysseus And Proverbs In Homer's Odyssey

    "To understand a proverb and a figure"1 is part of the vision of life in the book of Proverbs. The pearls of wisdom within are quite similar to many found in the Odyssey. The emphasis on virtue is the same in both books; Odysseus and Telemachus illustrate the striving after virtue. However, as the Greeks view their gods differently than the Jews do God, these books diverge in some ways. The approach to life differs, but the search for happiness is the same. The many proverbs found in Proverbs…

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  • The Virtue Of Justiceness In Plato's The Republic

    Writing Assignment #1- option 1 Plato, a well-known 4th century philosopher, explored and dissected what a perfect society truly is. His findings were that a society either contains the concept of justiceness or it does not. This concept of justiceness is a way of keeping order and harmony within the society. In order to conceive such a society, Plato suggests that there must be a division of labor that maintains the economic functions. Plato proposes that each division has a virtue that…

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  • Socratic Paradox In Plato's Apology

    In the Apology, by Plato, Socrates makes two particular claims about himself. The first is that he does not know anything and the second is that he is wiser than every man in Athens. While these two claims may seem contradicting to one another because of our traditional conviction of relating wisdom to knowledge, Socrates refutes this correlation with his Socratic Paradox; which instead correlates knowledge with virtue and ignorance with evil. We learn about Socrates’ notion of wisdom through…

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  • The Argument Of Wisdom In Augustine's 'Against The Academician'

    In the book “Against the Academicians,” the argument of wisdom as a way to obtain happiness is presented. This argument is represented by Trygerius, who is a non-skeptic and Licentius, who is a skeptic. The argument starts when Augustine asks, “Do you have any doubt that we ought to know the truth?” (1.2.5, p. 5). Trygerius thinks that people is happy when they find the truth. He also thinks that a happy man is a wise man, and anyone who is still searching for the truth is not perfect and not…

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  • Plato And Aristotle Analysis

    “Wisdom is both our highest good and the ability to use other goods well and beneficially. So, wisdom should be the first concern of anyone who wants to live well and be happy—that is, everyone” (Shaw). Plato believes that wisdom is more important than goods such as health and honor. He expresses that through his writing The Republic. In The Republic, he tells the story about the prisoner that was able to escape and get out of the cave. The person that was able to escape would choose to stay…

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  • The Importance Of Risks In Business

    suggests, “Trust in the Lord with all your heart; do not depend on your own understanding.” Unfortunately, when man (human beings) rely on themselves for guidance it often transition into more issues because of selfish behavior. With that being said, Matthew 25:29 New Living Translation (NLT) states, “To those who use well what they are given, even more will be given, and they will have an abundance. But from those who do nothing, even what little they have will be taken away.” Nevertheless,…

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