The Places That Scare You: A Guide to Fearlessness in Difficult Times Essay Topics & Writing Assignments

Pema Chödrön
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Essay Topic 1

What image of Buddhism does Chodron present to the reader? What does she write about the Buddha? What does she write about different kinds of Buddhism?

Essay Topic 2

Does the author present herself as an authority on the topic of Buddhism? How?

Essay Topic 3

What does the author compare our fears in life to? What analogy does she make? Do you think this is an effective analogy? Why or why not?

Essay Topic 4

What does Chodron say is like tapping into a spring? What is the importance of this comparison to the overall argument of this book?

Essay Topic 5

How does Chodron define suffering? Where does she claim it comes from? How does she recommend avoiding it?

Essay Topic 6

According to Chodron, what are the lojong slogans? How do they compliment the teachings in the other sections of the book? What are they used for? Which...

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