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    Summarize the Four Noble Truths and the Noble Eightfold Path (see pp. 131-136); then choose one of these principles and discuss how it might be applied practically either for an adherent of Buddhism or for yourself.

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    Summarize the Four Noble Truths and the Noble Eightfold Path (see pp. 131-136); then choose one of these principles and discuss how it might be applied practically either for an adherent of Buddhism or for yourself.

    Buddhism teaches that there are four noble truths about life: 1) suffering exists; 2) suffering has a cause; 3) suffering has an end; and 4) one can be released from suffering. The first noble truth states "to live is to suffer". This means that all throughout life we will experience a form of suffering by the way of pain, anxiety, loss, anguish, or just daily life. The realization of suffering causes us to be realistic in our actions and hopeful in the thought that if we notice suffering, perhaps we can lessen it. The second noble ...

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    This is a summarization of the Four Noble Truths and the Noble Eightfold Path and how it can be practically applied.

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