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Words about survival from various philosophers
« on: February 07, 2011, 10:31:20 PM »
Siddhārtha Gautama Buddha:

"I do not believe in a fate that falls on men however they act; but I do believe in a fate that falls on them unless they act."

"Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life."

"Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth."
Buddha Qotes
http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/b/buddha_2.html
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This is a part of the eightfold path...article is here:
http://iamhome.org/articles/karma4.php

EFFORT (TOWARD SURVIVAL.)

The eighth is right diligence, right effort. The Buddha taught how to cultivate and take care of our energy, and he also taught how to practice conserving energy. In Buddhist psychology, we see our consciousness as having two layers. The lower layer is called the store. It’s always operating, even in our sleep. The store receives information and classifies it, and it makes a lot of decisions without the intervention of the mind consciousness, which is the upper layer. ....continued

http://iamhome.org/articles/karma3.php