for D. Palmer's Visions of Human Nature
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Chapter 3- The Buddhist Vision of Human Nature
1. The fundamental principle which
underlies Buddhist ethics is:
meditation (samadhi) differs from insightful meditation (vipassana) insofar
principal aim of the Buddha's teaching is
to the teachings of the Buddha, what perpetuates the cycle of death and rebirth
to the author, what make it difficult to conceive a Buddhist ethics are followings
of the following is not true about the Zen and Chan Buddhism?
8. The highest moral virtue in
Buddhism is _____.
9. which of the followings is (are)
not Buddhism's Noble Eight Path?
10. Tantric Buddhism differs from
the earlier Buddhism insofar as:
11. Buddhism insists that the Self
(atman) is just an artificial construct.
12. Unlike Christians, Buddhists
generally regard the realms of Hell as being places of temporary punishment
for those who are there.
13. According to the author, Buddhist
ethics is an altruistic ethics.
14. According to the author, Hinayana
Buddhism is doctrinally closest to the Buddha's original intentions.
15. Buddhist teachings often aim
at dissolving the boundaries between oneself and others.
Here are some short answer questions you might also consider.
16. What is Nirvana?
17. What is Karma?
18. What are four noble truths?
19. What are major differences between Hinayana and
20. What are major moral recommendations made by
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