Proposals for Belief
The Dharma is the path to attainment of Nirvana.
Aim at attaining Nirvana.
Nirvana is the supreme goal of life.
Live in accord with the Dharma.
The good life is a life in accord with the Dharma.
Attainment of Nirvana is the only way of emancipation from suffering, which is intrinsic to conditioned existence.
The Torah teaches us to respond rightly to God.
Respond rightly to God.
God is holy.
Live in accord with the Torah.
The good life is a life in accord with the Torah.
God is our Lord and Maker, creator of heaven and earth and all that is in them, the judge of all nations and the fountain of life.
KeywordsGood Life Historical Event Historical Process Religious Tradition Existential Condition
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