Different Cultures And Customs That Can Make Us Humans

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In the world today, there are many different religions, cultures, and most of all, people. Not everyone sees things the same way and that could be because of where they were born, how they were raised, and maybe even how they worshiped a greater being. My point is, is that there are so many different types of people out there and so many different cultures that sometimes it is a little hard to grasp that even though we are all human, the fact that we can be so different from just being brought up with a different religion can change us so much. In this paper, I want to share with you the different types of cultures and customs that can make us humans so different from one another.
From what I have gathered throughout reading the Tales of Guanshiyin, to receive his mercy is an honor that should never be taken for granted. Basically, if you want him to bestow his mercy on you, you need to be very devoted to Buddhism and have a very strong belief in the religion. You also need to believe in him, and he will believe in you and help you if your situation is as important as you think it is (Lopez 184-146). For example, Li had been a Buddhist for a long time and she had faithfully kept up with every fast day and would attend all meetings. So when she got thrown in jail for taking in a “rebellious female slave”, she recited the Guanshiyin Sutra for ten days straight and that eventually led to Guanshiyin showing up in the middle of the night and asking her why she had not left her…

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