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  • Path To Tao And Nirvana
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    BUDDHISM and TAOISM: A COMPARISON OF BELIEFS, THEORIES, and PRACTICES The belief in some higher presence, other than our own, has existed since man can recollect. Religion was established from this belief, and it can survive and flourish because of this belief. In Chinese history, Taoism and Buddhism are two great philosophical and religious traditions along with Confucianism. Taoism, originated in China around the sixth century BCE and Buddhism, came to China from India around the second centur...
  • Consideration Of Yu Tsun's Intellectual Choices
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    A labyrinth is classically a human construction designed to confuse. It can trap our lives, hiding our past and future and constantly forcing us to make choices, even though we may not know what the consequences of those choices might be. The confusion of the puzzle may even tempt us to run blindly through the labyrinth, ending in disaster. Life itself is often considered such a labyrinth, and by adopting the strategies of travelers who came before and choosing our path cautiously while playing ...
  • Your Own Path In Life
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    Steven Simons Crossroads The paths people choose to follow throughout life come with happiness and some regrets. Greasy Lake by T. Coraghessan Boyle is a story of how three boys chose the wrong path for themselves and had to learn the hard way. They chose the path that everyone else had chosen. The narrator in the story states that they think that they are rebels. This is the type of society in which they live. They rebel against anything with authority; they want to show that they do what they ...
  • Path To Tao And Nirvana
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    It is always present in you. You can use it anyway you want. ~Lao-tzu Taoism and Buddhism are the two great philosophical and religious traditions that originated in China. Taoism began the sixth century BCE. Buddhism came to China from India around the second century of the Common Era. These two religions have shaped Chinese life and thought for nearly twenty-five hundred years. One dominant concept in Taoism and Buddhism is the belief in some form of reincarnation. The idea that life does not ...
  • Path Towards An Exemplary Life
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    "Therefore let them be instructed by you, at least by your deeds". What does this verse mean to me? Well, what does it mean to you? How many of you believe you live a life of example? Perhaps you feel unqualified? That's exactly how I felt. When I sat down and started to think about the oratory I was going to be giving for the last year I would be in high school. I wanted it to be moving. Funny. And finally I decided that I wanted it to be about exemplary life. I felt like I had no right, no pri...
  • Decision On A Certain Life Path
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    Robert Frost's "The Road Not Taken", can be understood in various ways. The mood, attitude, and mindset of the reader predispose their thoughts towards the poem's true meaning. The title of the Frost's poem suggests that it is about decisions and obstacles in life and how people should handle them. Frost is voicing his opinion, saying that whatever path or decision making we make or do, one day, will be the key factor in your future tomorrow and thereafter. Almost every human being experiences l...
  • Difficult Road In Life
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    web f / frost /life. htm Life has many roads you can take and it's which ones you choose to follow that will shape your future forever. That is what I always take from this great Frost poem. He sees two roads both being equally appealing, but selects the one less traveled and how it makes his life unique. This poem is one of few that I do care for myself. It shows a man whose come to a point in his life where he has to decide what he will do with it. This is a point in our lives that everyone wi...
  • First Major Path In Life
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    The only way to know for sure if a path is right for you is to take and follow the path all the way to the end. Unfortunately life can only allow so many misdirection plays and crossing of paths. There are many paths to choose from and every decision everyday of one's life can lead further down a path or force you to back up. Many people believe in one path and stick with it while others try to follow every path they get a hint of. Only one person can make this decision of a single or multiple p...
  • More Difficult Path In Life
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    No Choice is Easy No choice is easy, and people face many of them in their lifetime. Some decisions to these choices are clear while others are sometimes more difficult to decipher between. The poem "The Road Not Taken" by Robert Frost is a first person narrative tale of a monumental moment in the speaker's life. The speaker is faced between the choice of a moment and a lifetime manifested in his poem. Walking down a rural road the narrator encounters a point on his travel that diverges into two...
  • Sammy And Eveline
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    Throughout the journey of life, people encounter many paths from which they must choose. Whether or not the most appropriate path is chosen, one will still face hardships. After all, life is about challenge. Both Sammy and Eveline have to make in portant decisions that will affect their future lives. Although it seems that Sammy hastily quit his job, the story also implies that Sammy found his job and the customers monotonous and irritating. "I stood there with my hand on a box of HiH o Crackers...
  • Worn Path Phoenix
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    What makes the setting so important in the story A Worn Path by Eudora Welty? It was December – a bright frozen day in the early morning. This is how Ms. Welty starts her story. Could you guess by the first line that this story was going to be about some type of struggle? If you have read many of Eudora Welty's stories, you will find that hardship in the South tends to be a topic she enjoys relaying to her readers. This first line is but one of many references to the setting of A Worn Path...
  • Worn Path
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    Fate can take control of humans lives and can help humans reach the end of the challenging path. The path is a journey which can not be totally controlled by humans. There will always be obstacles that will rely on fate. In "A Worn Path' by Eudora Welty, Phoenix Jackson faces many obstacles. Before Phoenix made it down the hill, the bush got caught in her clothes. It shows that you should not judge from the outside and that things are not always what they seem. In life you will come across peopl...

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