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The philosophers of India, Greece, and Chine all share the similar belief of developing character to be a better person within yourself as well with others. Indian philosophy focuses more on looking inward within oneself. By looking into the inner self you will be able to achieve a spiritual connection with everything around you. Greek philosophy is more political. Greek philosopher Aristotle talks about the role of politics, or government have towards the citizens. In China, Confucius teaches virtuous behavior, while Mo Tzu teaches universal love. Although from different originating beliefs, each school of thought wishes for overall goodness of human beings. Philosophers from the three regions all believe in acting in the benefit of others. To achieve the spiritual enlightenment of moksa in Indian philosophy, you have to do task for others. The way to achieve moksa as explained by Krishna, is to complete these task without seeking benefit for oneself. Obtaining moksa can be linked to Tao. Tao is the bonding of all things. The Tao is not necessarily a physical representation, but a manifestation of how things are. The Tao is the essence of discovering one’s true self. Greek philosopher Aristotle believes people should act in a virtue manner, repeatedly. The constant habit forming of virtuous acts will in turn make you a
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