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Some philosophers' statements:

  • Epictetus : "What you would avoid suffering yourself, seek not to impose on others." (circa 100 CE)
  • Plato : "May I do to others as I would that they should do unto me." (Greece; 4th century BCE)
  • Seneca : "Treat your inferiors as you would be treated by your superiors," Epistle 47:11 (Rome; 1st century CE)
  • Socrates : "Do not do to others that which would anger you if others did it to you." (Greece; 5th century BCE)

In Southern Africa, our expression of this ancient rule lies in the concept of "Ubuntu". Ubuntu comes from an ancient African saying that "people are people because of other people". It is an expression of shared human–ness that is religious in the sense that it places the individual person with in a wider, meaningful community. But it is also religiously neutral: people from any religion can embrace the spirit of ubuntu.

Compassion

The word compassion means "to suffer with." Having compassion means that you can feel the pain of others. In Christianity, Judaism, and Islam, showing compassion to others is how believers imitate the infinite kindness and mercy that God shows to them.

In the monotheistic religions, there is an important difference between the capacity that humans have for compassion and kindness and God's capacity for the same virtues, in the sense that God's capacity is limitless. Believers should nevertheless strive to nurture these abilities, even when doing so is hard, because it brings them closer to God.

In both Hinduism and Buddhism the ability to understand and identify with the suffering is regarded as one of the central virtues.

Humility

In the monotheistic religions, Judaism, Christianity and Islam, humility is a sign of respect for God and shows awareness of the fact that all blessings flow from God and that He deserves our gratitude.

In Judaism, Moses is considered virtuous primarily because of his humility. In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus implies that, in contrast to the secular world, God honours those who have been disregarded and ignored in the world: " Happy are those who are humble; they will receive what God has promised. "

In Islam, the religion of submission, humility is a primary virtue. Muslims demonstrate their awareness of the greatness of God and of the weakness of humanity, by observing the Five Pillars of their faith

Hope

In the world's religions, hope is made possible by human limitations. Because human knowledge and understanding are incomplete, people don't know what the future holds. This inability to read the future causes people to fear it. Hope reduces this fear. In religion, hope is closely linked with what comes after death.

In Judaism, the hope is life or some form of existence after death. That belief in the world to come, sustains the believer with the knowledge that death is not the end and helps people believe that no burden is too great to bear.

For Christians, the hope that sustains them is the hope for the speedy second coming of Jesus as the Christ and eternal life in Heaven. This hope sustains Christians through what they often perceive to be the immorality of the earthly kingdom.

In Islam hope is the understanding that Allah knows all; what happens, happens for a reason, and the faithful will be rewarded in paradise and the irreligious punished in hell.

Of course, the monotheistic faiths are not the only ones that consider hope a virtue. In Buddhism, hope springs from the idea that any person can attain enlightenment. According to Buddhism, the vitally important goal of Enlightenment is attainable in this life.

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find the 15th term of the geometric sequince whose first is 18 and last term of 387
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salma
The given of f(x=x-2. then what is the value of this f(3) 5f(x+1)
virgelyn Reply
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Abhi
how do they get the third part x = (32)5/4
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can someone help me with some logarithmic and exponential equations.
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ninjadapaul
20/(×-6^2)
Salomon
okay, so you have 6 raised to the power of 2. what is that part of your answer
ninjadapaul
I don't understand what the A with approx sign and the boxed x mean
ninjadapaul
it think it's written 20/(X-6)^2 so it's 20 divided by X-6 squared
Salomon
I'm not sure why it wrote it the other way
Salomon
I got X =-6
Salomon
ok. so take the square root of both sides, now you have plus or minus the square root of 20= x-6
ninjadapaul
oops. ignore that.
ninjadapaul
so you not have an equal sign anywhere in the original equation?
ninjadapaul
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Commplementary angles
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salma
what is a good calculator for all algebra; would a Casio fx 260 work with all algebra equations? please name the cheapest, thanks.
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a perfect square v²+2v+_
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algebra 2 Inequalities:If equation 2 = 0 it is an open set?
Kim Reply
or infinite solutions?
Kim
The answer is neither. The function, 2 = 0 cannot exist. Hence, the function is undefined.
Al
y=10×
Embra Reply
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rolling four fair dice and getting an even number an all four dice
ramon Reply
Kristine 2*2*2=8
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Differences Between Laspeyres and Paasche Indices
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No. 7x -4y is simplified from 4x + (3y + 3x) -7y
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how do you translate this in Algebraic Expressions
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Need to simplify the expresin. 3/7 (x+y)-1/7 (x-1)=
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. After 3 months on a diet, Lisa had lost 12% of her original weight. She lost 21 pounds. What was Lisa's original weight?
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what's the easiest and fastest way to the synthesize AgNP?
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types of nano material
abeetha Reply
I start with an easy one. carbon nanotubes woven into a long filament like a string
Porter
many many of nanotubes
Porter
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Yasmin
what is the function of carbon nanotubes?
Cesar
I'm interested in nanotube
Uday
what is nanomaterials​ and their applications of sensors.
Ramkumar Reply
what is nano technology
Sravani Reply
what is system testing?
AMJAD
preparation of nanomaterial
Victor Reply
Yes, Nanotechnology has a very fast field of applications and their is always something new to do with it...
Himanshu Reply
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AMJAD
what is system testing
AMJAD
what is the application of nanotechnology?
Stotaw
In this morden time nanotechnology used in many field . 1-Electronics-manufacturad IC ,RAM,MRAM,solar panel etc 2-Helth and Medical-Nanomedicine,Drug Dilivery for cancer treatment etc 3- Atomobile -MEMS, Coating on car etc. and may other field for details you can check at Google
Azam
anybody can imagine what will be happen after 100 years from now in nano tech world
Prasenjit
after 100 year this will be not nanotechnology maybe this technology name will be change . maybe aftet 100 year . we work on electron lable practically about its properties and behaviour by the different instruments
Azam
name doesn't matter , whatever it will be change... I'm taking about effect on circumstances of the microscopic world
Prasenjit
how hard could it be to apply nanotechnology against viral infections such HIV or Ebola?
Damian
silver nanoparticles could handle the job?
Damian
not now but maybe in future only AgNP maybe any other nanomaterials
Azam
Hello
Uday
I'm interested in Nanotube
Uday
this technology will not going on for the long time , so I'm thinking about femtotechnology 10^-15
Prasenjit
can nanotechnology change the direction of the face of the world
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At high concentrations (>0.01 M), the relation between absorptivity coefficient and absorbance is no longer linear. This is due to the electrostatic interactions between the quantum dots in close proximity. If the concentration of the solution is high, another effect that is seen is the scattering of light from the large number of quantum dots. This assumption only works at low concentrations of the analyte. Presence of stray light.
Ali Reply
the Beer law works very well for dilute solutions but fails for very high concentrations. why?
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how did you get the value of 2000N.What calculations are needed to arrive at it
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