Temptation

Temptation is the desire to perform an action that one may enjoy immediately or in the short term but will probably later regret for various reasons: legal, social, psychological (including feeling guilt), health-related, economic, etc. In the context of religion, temptation is the inclination to sin. Temptation also describes the coaxing or inducing a person into committing such an act, by manipulation or otherwise of curiosity, desire or fear of loss. More informally, temptation may be used to mean "the state of being attracted and enticed" without anything to do with moral, ethical, or ideological valuation; for example, one may say that a piece of food looks "tempting" even though eating it would result in no negative consequences. Temptation has implications deeply rooted in Judaism and the The Old Testament, starting with the story of Eve and the original sin. Many non-Western cultures had no precise equivalent until coming into contact with Europeans. For example, Jesuit...
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Ramaswami Naidu - Ravi1
 
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Ravi at Princeton University - Why I'm Not an Atheist
 
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Manigandasuresh Sidhuraj and Venkat Rao commented on the blog by Kaushal Bajaj
on Sep 25, 2014 , 01:41 am
Kaushal Bajaj - Things to avoid after drinking
Drinking may be fun, but ensure that you don't have to bear the consequences Drunk driving: This one is extremely serious. Not only are you risking your own life, but also that of others in the car and those who are out on the road or in other vehicles. Make sure that you either take a cab back home or have a sober friend, who can take over the task. It's not macho to drive when you are drunk. Click pictures and upload them online: You do lose inhibitions when you are drunk, but if your more »
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on Sep 06, 2014 , 07:43 pm
Two Cowboys riding - funny
There were once two cowboys, one from California and the other from Wyoming, riding the range when suddenly they came upon a poor sheep with its head stuck in a fence.Well, the temptation was too much for the Wyoming cowboy and he quickly leapt from his horse and had his way with the sheep.Upon completing his dirty deed, he stepped back and asked his buddy from California if he wanted some."You bet!" was his enthusiastic reply and he jumped down from his horse and stuck his head through the more »
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on Aug 29, 2014 , 05:02 pm
Hemant Kumar Ahirwar - Rape cases in india due to outfit of females
People think that most of the rape cases arise due to temptation caused due to the wearing and outfit of the females.To what extent this thinking of indian people true? more »
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