June 10, 2014
Module 3: Chapter 13 & 15.
1. Explain and evaluate the notions of Karma, samsara, and Nirvana. - Karma, samsara and nirvana fall under the religion of Hinduism. When all of our actions bring consequences, either in this life or the next is referred as karma. Samsara means the cycle of birth and death. Us humans are basically good, but are caught up in a cycle of pure desire and also of suffering that is a direct result of ignorance and of the go. Nirvana is another word to describe the permanent liberation from life. It is a liberation from the cycle of samsara, in which we cease to exist and become one with the universe.
2. Explain and evaluate the Hindu ideas of Brahman, atman …show more content…
12. Leibniz claims that this is the “best of all possible worlds”. - Leibniz was a continental rationalists of the 17th century. He believed that God, being all powerful, all knowing and all good, created the best of all worlds. With the principle of sufficient reason, stated there are a reason why things are exactly as they are and not some other way. The cause was that any event can be explained by referring to a prior cause, but the prior cause can be influenced by an earlier cause,