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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Dipankar Bhattacharya
Dipankar Bhattacharya reported the Citizen Journalism
on Jul 17, 2014 , 02:08 pm
Taylor says Afghanistan deserve full attention
Zimbabwe captain Brendan Taylor believes the series against Afghanistan starting this week demands the full attention of his side, even if there is a temptation to look beyond it to upcoming tours by South Africa and Australia. The Asian side is i more »
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Monu Kumar
Monu Kumar commented on the blog by Saurabh Shukla
on Jul 11, 2014 , 08:59 am
Saurabh Shukla - 7 never-to-do things when you're drunk
Drinking may be fun, but ensure that you don't have to bear the consequencesDrunk drivingThis one is extremely serious. Not only are you risking your own life, but also that of the 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 onlineYou do lose inhibitions when you are drunk, but if your drunken more »
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Raju Jaina
Raju Jaina reported the Citizen Journalism
on Jul 11, 2014 , 12:17 am
7 Ways To Recover After A Major Failure Or Mistake
Never recovering after a major personal mistake or failure is what keeps some people from ever accomplishing much in life.  All of us make mistakes, but I am referring to the ones that cause major pain to yourself and those you love.  Even this t more »
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Raju Jaina
Raju Jaina updated the Citizen Journalism
on Jul 11, 2014 , 12:17 am
7 Ways To Recover After A Major Failure Or Mistake
Never recovering after a major personal mistake or failure is what keeps some people from ever accomplishing much in life.  All of us make mistakes, but I am referring to the ones that cause major pain to yourself and those you love.  Even this t more »
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Gaurav Gupta
Gaurav Gupta and 3 more commented on the blog by Manish K Kanodia
on Jul 04, 2014 , 08:27 pm
Manish K Kanodia - BIRDS OF A FEATHER
 BIRDS OF A FEATHERI recently had to give a lecture to my son. It was a difficult subject to approach since he is at that stage where he would prefer to make his own choices rather than have mom or dad offer their wisdomand experience.The topic was choosing friends. Being somewhat of a free-spirit myself who appreciates uniqueness and diversity,I often enjoy people who march to the beat of a different drummer. However, when a chosen path leads to some sort of more »
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Adesh Singh
Adesh Singh commented on the citizen journalism
on Jul 03, 2014 , 05:53 pm
Adesh Singh - Stokes recalled in squad
he has been recalled by England for the first Investec Test against India as the only addition to the 12-man squad which was named for both Tests against Sri Lanka. England have resisted any temptation to respond to pressure for a specialist more »
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