1. Gautama was first just a man, who later became the Buddha and founded the Buddhism
2. While Gautama was traveling for pleasure in the countryside, his chariot passed a decrepit old
man. Never before having seen old age
LIFE OF GAUTAMA
Buddha means to awaken
Fundamental to Gautamas discoveries - human beings are by nature prone to suffering
Buddha - belonged to the warrior (Kshatriya) class
Buddha was to be a ruler or enlightened man
Four Passing Sights old man, diseased
Great Catholic Thought: Reading 3
1. The apparent conflict between evolution and the doctrine of faith is an essential theme of
lively interest to the Church. This is because Revelation contains some teachings concerning the
topic of natu
1. The term moksha is the term for liberation. It is also a Sanskrit word that also
2. Monism says all reality is ultimately one is. Rivers, ponds, lakes, and oceans appear
to be quite distinctive, yet they share a common esse
Penses (Pascals Wager) Questions
1. In the mock conversation between Pascal and his friend, the friend says it is best that one not
place a wager on Gods existence. Pascal responds by saying, You must wager. It is not
optional. You are em
19. Scholars think that human beings first came to North America forty to sixty thousand
years ago. They did this by migrating from Asia and crossing the Bering Strait between
Russia and Alaska.
20. The religion of the Plains Indians was the model for pan
25. The world is sustained by the Law, by the service, and by deeds of loving kindness.
26. The predominant form of daily worship is prayer, which is mandatory only for males age thirteen and
older. Prayers are said at least three times d
30. The Aztecs were a highly developed civilization with a large population. The Aztec
religion also emphasizes the relationship between myth and ritual. The Aztec tradition
31. Mesoamerica included most of present day Mexico and ex
SOCRATES QUOTES: PEACEFUL WARRIOR
"You like things explained, don't you?"
You think more than you know.
You need to start asking better questions.
You can live a whole lifetime without ever being awake.
Slow down. You might taste something.
You practice g
Thomas Aquinas: The Five Ways
1. St. Thomas Aquinas defines motion as nothing else than the reduction of something from
potentiality to actuality. However, nothing can be placed from actuality to potentiality unless the
force is in actual