divine retribution

divine retribution - Divine retribution is usually...

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Divine retribution is usually punishment that comes from a God for doing something wrong to another so you will then have something done wrong to you. Plato in the Five Dialogues is being punished for no real reason. Plato discusses the idea of death and after life during this he talks about the level which your will be reincarnated depends on your actions. He is describing kharma and dharma. Kharma is understood as that which causes the entire cycle of cause and effect. Dharma is The ultimate law, or doctrine, as taught by Buddha, which consists of the Four Noble Truths and the Eightfold Path. Sophocles in the Oedipus Cycle portrays Oedipus as being punished for his action of killing King Laios. After the argument between Socrates and his pupils that after death what comes they conclude that the soul is deathless and that the souls will go to the underworld they agree they agree that there is no escape form evil or salvation. You then wander depending on what you have done while possessing a human body. “When the impure
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This note was uploaded on 08/24/2009 for the course FYS 100 taught by Professor Meyers during the Fall '08 term at Simons Rock.

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