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Buddhism in Action for Peace
History & Philosophy
Stories and reflections on the Buddhist approach to life
The great French philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-78) wrote in his work Emile: "There is no happiness without courage nor virtue without struggle." Without courage there is no happiness and it is impossible to create a life of value. This is an unchanging rule of human existence.
[Selected from published guidance]