week 7 checkpoint - Eastern Religious Philosopher Quotes...

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Eastern Religious Philosopher Quotes Buddhism: Siddhartha Gautama The quotation that best represents Siddhartha Gautama; According to United Earth (n.d.), "[Insert the quotation]” (Siddhartha Gautama, Buddha Quotes, para.2).” Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.” Siddhartha Gautama (Buddha) stated in the “Four Noble Truths” that there is suffering with causes, and the suffering can be ended through enlightened living. He expressed the enlightened living in the Eightfold Path. Buddha felt that through meditation and self-abnegation, all desires that caused unhappiness could be overcome; by practicing the meditation, a person can reach a state of fulfillment known as “Nirvana,” it may take many lifetimes to reach this state. Taoism: Lao Tzu The quotation that best represents Lao Tzu (Johnson, n.d.), “Fame or integrity: which is more important? Money or happiness: which is more valuable? Success or failure: which is more
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This note was uploaded on 02/23/2011 for the course PHIL 105 taught by Professor Svatos during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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