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    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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    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 & 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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    "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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    Wisdom is something that all people have to a certain point, but some people just don’t use it. Benjamin had wisdom because he’s experienced everything, but just never used it. Napoleon used his wisdom to know how to use propaganda to be able to control the other animals. Old Major used his wisdom to start a rebellion. Animal Farm, a novel written by George Orwell, uses Benjamin, Napoleon, and Old Major as symbols to show how wisdom manifests in many different ways. In the novel, George Orwell…

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    tries to obtain wisdom. Some, like Solomon, gained plenty of wisdom, and others only small chunks. In Chaim Potok's novel The Chosen, the characters he creates show wisdom. Reb Saunders's, Mr. Savo, and Rev Gershenson acts accordingly throughout the book, all demonstrating wisdom. When one acts wisely, they are passing on knowledge to someone else. In their own unique way, Reb Saunders, Tony Savo, and Rev Gershenson all show wisdom to others through bits of advice or demonstrations of ability . …

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    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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    This is a significant transition since it conveys women as somewhat equally free members of society. However, Rousseau’s argument that women rely on physical love “to establish their empire” (Rousseau, 448) or, in other words, to reign dominance over men. From a historical standpoint, there is an improvement in the perception of women in the sense that they are not solely blamed for the fallible flaws in society. Instead, in Rousseau’s time, men blame women for contributing to social flaws…

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    “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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    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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