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Unformatted text preview: Dr. P. Gilmore English 3, Sec. 30 RRJ #7 November 13, 2007 Nasr, Untitled, from What Does It Mean to Be Human The past few articles in this series mention religious plurality and how various traditions can get along. This article, however, is not so convinced that we can all get along. It mentions that “human nature is too turbulent and unstable to be the foundation for unity.” However, it does mention that we should turn to the “inner teachings of various traditions,” and we’ll discover an “incredible unity of doctrine.” It then ties this idea to the main idea of this article, which is the meaning of being human. As the article mentions earlier, the consumerism that feels our spiritual void nowadays makes us forget what it means to be human. However, by discovering the “incredible unity of doctrine,” we will know what it means to be human. While this article mentions the “incredible unity of doctrine” among the “inner teachings of various traditions,” it’s...
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course ENG 3 taught by Professor Steinberg during the Fall '07 term at UCLA.
- Fall '07