Eastern Philosophy: The Four Noble Truths of Buddhism

Synopsis: Does our inescapable suffering stem from our own greed and ignorance? Buddha thought so, but he offered a route out to enlightenment.

Stephen Fry explains Buddha’s Four Noble Truths.

From the BBC Radio 4 series about life’s big questions – A History of Ideas. http://www.bbc.co.uk/historyofideas

This project is from the BBC in partnership with The Open University, the animations were created by Cognitive.

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