A History of Ideas: Buddhism’s Four Noble Truths

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A History of Ideas: Buddhism’s Four Noble Truths

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Stephen Fry on Buddhism’s Four Noble Truths

 Ray Laurence

Suffering is an inescapable part of life – or is it? For Buddha, following the Four Noble Truths could lead you to enlightenment. Only by recognising the causes of suffering and changing our behaviour to follow the Buddha’s path can we avoid suffering. Of course, the path isn’t easy and requires self control – something that seems to be ever harder in today’s world of instant gratification. 

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Here’s the whole episode from A History of Ideas –  Naomi Appleton on the Buddha’s Four Noble Truths

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