What People Want Guided Reading
1 What is the author attempting to describe what is the subject of the article?
The author is attempting to describe the religion of Hinduism in India, and the four things you need to do to achieve total enlightenment in the religion of Hinduism.
2 How is pleasure sought intelligently?
Pleasure is sought intelligently because people find out that pleasure is too trivial to satisfy us for very long. Sooner or later everyone wants more from life than pleasant sensations.
3 What are the limitations of material success?
There are four categorical limitations to material success, they are #1wealth, fame, and power are exclusive and competitive, and they cannot be dispensed without diminishing somebody else’s portion. #2 The drive for success is insatiable, so you can never get enough of what you really want. Some people cannot be satisfied. #3 Worldly success is too small to keep your interest for long. #4 The effects of material success to not last forever. The glitter fades
4 What is the difference between chronological and physiological age?
If two people are the same age chronologically . That means they are the same physical age in time. Physiological age means how old people feel or act. If someone is very immature. This physiological age. Maybe much younger than their actual age.
5 What causes religion? Are there other things besides religion that that can satisfy this. Why?
Hindus believe that the four paths will lead you to spiritual enlightenment and truth. Hindus believe that religion is natural and that everybody has a different path to their true enlightenment.
6 How are faithful performance of duty and community linked?
The faithful performance of your duties and the community are linked because duty brings respect and gratitude from one’s peers, and because you feel a community. You do not need their goodwill as you do it for internal reasons
7 What are the four things that people want? Explain?
Hindus believe that people want pleasure, success, duty and liberation from everything that distances us from infinite being, infinite awareness and infinite bliss.
Pleasure is sensual delights. As you get older, small immediate goals will be sacrificed for long-range gains and impulses will be curbed to avoid remorse.
Worldly successes in the form of wealth, fame, and power are important is important to support a household and do your civic duty with dignity and self-respect, but you need to be careful because power is exclusive, the drive for success insatiable, success can be too strong, not strong enough to hold your interest for long, and you can’t take it with you.
The third great aim in the Hindu religion is duty. The more mature you are, the bigger the attraction gets. Duty brings respect from your peers and self-respect that comes from doing your share.
The fourth grade aim in Hindu is liberation from everything that distances us from the infinite awareness and infinite bliss.
8 Reflection if caste reflects a spirits prior actions than What is your duty in this life if you are rich and prosperous? What is your duty in this life if you are poor and lowly?
Your duty in life if you are rich and prosperous is to find pleasure, success, duty and liberation from everything that distances you from infinite being, and infinite bliss. Maybe if you are very rich, you could give more money to the poor. So would help you in your next life
Your duty in this life if you are poor and lowly is exactly the same to find pleasure, success, duty and liberation from everything that distances you from infinite being, and infinite bliss. Your goal in life begins with the quest for meaning and value beyond oneself and you must renounce self-centeredness and get on the path to find spiritual enlightenment.