Discussion Week Three

Discussion Week Three - our fellow citizens during the 9-11...

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Discussion Week Three Ultimate Reality 1 My beliefs on the ultimate reality started when I was a child. I was raised in the environment of the church was and I enjoyed every minute of it because it gave my small life meaning. It was a nice clean environment for me, which was quite different then the schools that I attended. As I grew older, I did start changing as most teens do. It takes strong faith to stay on a straight and narrow path but that is not really me. This does not mean that I do not have faith because I do, just not as much as I use too. “According to Kierkegaard, believing in God gives life meaning even if life isn’t fair; such meaning must be found in a profound and passionate faith, not in a mere factual belief in the existence of some superior being.” (Solomon & Higgins, 2010) Like most doubts, tragedy has a lot to do with it. However, when death comes, usually life will follow. It is the understanding of the death that makes the belief in a higher power seems so unconceivable. The horrible loss of
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Unformatted text preview: our fellow citizens during the 9-11 attacks opened up my eyes even wider. Then there were all the natural disasters that have devastated our planet like hurricane Katrina, the horrible Tsunami in Thailand, and now our loss in Haiti. How could our loving god, create such pain? It is also having a matter of passion, a sense that God that somehow matters to us and that we in turn matter to god, too. (Solomon & Higgins, 2010) Nevertheless, even in the worst times, it is faith that can show us our light. With this in mind, my believe on the ultimate reality is of the monotheism theory. Evil is all around us, but it is still us who chooses to be good or evil. Reference Solomon, R. C., & Higgins, K. M. (2010). The Big Questions: A short Introduction to Philosophy (Eighth Edition ed.). Belmont: Wadsworth, Cengage Learning....
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This note was uploaded on 06/14/2011 for the course PHIL 1001 taught by Professor Murrayskees during the Winter '10 term at Walden University.

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