Ideas from 'The DhammaPada' by Anon (Dham) [250 BCE], by Theme Structure

[found in 'The DhammaPada' (ed/tr Mascaro,Juan) [Penguin 1973,0-14-044284-7]].

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1. Philosophy / A. Wisdom / 3. Wisdom Deflated
Our life is the creation of our mind
11. Knowledge Aims / C. Knowing Reality / 3. Idealism / a. Idealism
The world is just the illusion of an appearance
22. Metaethics / A. Value / 2. Values / e. Love
Hate is conquered by love
22. Metaethics / B. The Good / 3. Pleasure / f. Dangers of pleasure
Even divine pleasure will not satisfy the wise, as it is insatiable, and leads to pain
23. Ethics / C. Virtue Theory / 2. Elements of Virtue Theory / e. Character
The wise gradually fill with good, like a slowly-filled water-jar
The foolish gradually fill with evil, like a slowly-filled water-jar
23. Ethics / C. Virtue Theory / 4. External Goods / d. Friendship
Don't befriend fools; either find superior friends, or travel alone
29. Religion / C. Spiritual Disciplines / 3. Buddhism
Speak the truth, yield not to anger, give what you can to him who asks