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    Discussion 1: "Desire." Please respond to the following:
    - Explain what you think your life would be like if you did not make decisions or act on the basis of your desires.
    - One consideration of the Eight-fold Path is "Right Occupation." Identify an occupation and explain whether or not you think it would be a "right occupation" for a Buddhist. If necessary, how could this occupation be modified to better align with Buddhist principles?

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    Hi there! Thanks for the opportunity to help you!

    This question is asking you to apply a Buddhist concept for yourself, probably to realize its consequences or practical effects in life. The fact that its rooted in Buddhism is clear from the "Eight-fold Path" reference. The questions, honestly, allow for a lot of open-ended response as long as its ...

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    The expert examines desire and considerations for Right occupation.