Please discuss the following prompt:
There is a story of a Buddhist monk who was on a ship with a maniac who was killing everyone on board. The monk eventually decided to kill the man in order to prevent further harm of others on board. Do you think this conforms with the principles set out in Buddhism? Why or why not? How do you think karma and compassion come into play in this story?
Mini Essays of approximately 500 words (about 2 pages double spaced). you will be given a fairly general prompt for you to base your essay, with the intention that you will find a more specific thread tailored to your own interests to fit within the theme of the promp. In your essays, I would like you to use at least two different peer reviewed sources to help substantiate your points. One of the sources should come from one of the assigned readings, and I would like at least one other source to come from outside our course texts. There are some great resources out there to help you find appropriate peer-reviewed source material. When providing these sources, you must use the Chicago Manual of Style (CMS or Chicago Style). Your essays will be graded on the following criteria:
a) evidence that the factual material called for in the question is presented and documented; b) coherence of the essay in organization and structure; c) ability to engage critically and analytically with the topic d) evidence of creative thinking; e) correct annotation of sources and presentation of bibliography; f) correct spelling, punctuation and grammar.ny.