Malcolm Reynolds Gautama Buddha
Thesis <ul><li>Everyone wants inner peace and sometimes we have to fight for that peace </li></ul><ul><li>After battling v...
Birth/Home <ul><li>Malcolm </li></ul><ul><li>Gautama  </li></ul><ul><li>The Battle of Serenity Valley </li></ul><ul><li>A ...
Call to Adventure  <ul><li>Malcolm </li></ul><ul><li>Gautama  </li></ul><ul><li>After leaving the city and seeing an old m...
<ul><li>Malcolm </li></ul><ul><li>Gautama </li></ul><ul><li>His Ships Crew </li></ul><ul><li>Channa </li></ul>
Crossing The Threshold <ul><li>Malcolm </li></ul><ul><li>Gautama </li></ul><ul><li>To get to a planet the crew must go thr...
Helpers II <ul><li>Malcolm Doesn’t have any other helpers at this point </li></ul><ul><li>Sujata  </li></ul>
The Elixir <ul><li>A disk showing that the Alliance killed an almost an entire planet and created the feared Reavers  </li...
The Climax/Final Battle <ul><li>After attaining the disk Mal must make it to a broadcasting station that will transmit its...
The Return <ul><li>After defeating the Operative and broadcasting the Video </li></ul><ul><li>With the help of his crew th...
Sources  <ul><li>Kumar, Nitin. &quot;Buddha - A Hero's Journey to Nirvana.&quot;  http://www.exoticindia.com . 4/2003. Web...
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Serenity

  1. 1. Malcolm Reynolds Gautama Buddha
  2. 2. Thesis <ul><li>Everyone wants inner peace and sometimes we have to fight for that peace </li></ul><ul><li>After battling vastly different but no less great hardships Both Gautama and Mal find inner peace. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Birth/Home <ul><li>Malcolm </li></ul><ul><li>Gautama </li></ul><ul><li>The Battle of Serenity Valley </li></ul><ul><li>A Large Battle Between the Totalitarian government ( The Alliance) and the rebel Browncoats </li></ul><ul><li>Malcolm Fought with the Browncoats </li></ul><ul><li>They Lost badly ending the war </li></ul><ul><li>Siddhartha was born in Lumbini and raised in the small kingdom or principality of Kapilvastu, both of which are in modern day Nepal. </li></ul><ul><li>as a prince, he had three palaces (for seasonal occupation) especially built for him.  </li></ul>
  4. 4. Call to Adventure <ul><li>Malcolm </li></ul><ul><li>Gautama </li></ul><ul><li>After leaving the city and seeing an old man , a rotting corpse, and an ascetic monk </li></ul><ul><li>He is Depressed by these sights </li></ul><ul><li>he sought to overcome old age, illness, and death by living the life of an ascetic. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Malcolm </li></ul><ul><li>Gautama </li></ul><ul><li>His Ships Crew </li></ul><ul><li>Channa </li></ul>
  6. 6. Crossing The Threshold <ul><li>Malcolm </li></ul><ul><li>Gautama </li></ul><ul><li>To get to a planet the crew must go through the dreaded Reaver space </li></ul><ul><li>Siddhartha Escapes His palace to live the live of an mendicant ( a religious beggar) </li></ul>
  7. 7. Helpers II <ul><li>Malcolm Doesn’t have any other helpers at this point </li></ul><ul><li>Sujata </li></ul>
  8. 8. The Elixir <ul><li>A disk showing that the Alliance killed an almost an entire planet and created the feared Reavers </li></ul><ul><li>Enlightenment </li></ul><ul><li>One can only obtain it after face immense challenges from the gods </li></ul><ul><li>After he attained enlightenment he realized that the three fires of greed, hatred and delusion were the root of all suffering </li></ul>
  9. 9. The Climax/Final Battle <ul><li>After attaining the disk Mal must make it to a broadcasting station that will transmit its contents to the whole galaxy </li></ul><ul><li>Standing in his way is the Operative, a highly trained assassin </li></ul><ul><li>As a Chakravartin, he could only envisage a victory achieved by physical force. Mara thus was convinced that the spiritual throne, where Buddha was sitting, belonged rightfully to him. Accordingly he challenged Buddha to vacate the seat. But the Buddha only moved his hand to touch the ground with his fingertips, and thus bid the goddess Earth to bear witness to his right to be sitting where he was. She did so with a hundred thousand roars, so that the elephant of the antagonist fell upon its knees in obeisance to the rightful owner of the throne. The army was immediately dispersed and Mara vanquished. </li></ul>
  10. 10. The Return <ul><li>After defeating the Operative and broadcasting the Video </li></ul><ul><li>With the help of his crew they repair the ship </li></ul><ul><li>At the end River seems to finally be mentally stable </li></ul><ul><li>They leave for further adventures </li></ul><ul><li>After attaining enlightenment Gautama travels the world teaching his new found ways </li></ul><ul><li>He does so until his death </li></ul>
  11. 11. Sources <ul><li>Kumar, Nitin. &quot;Buddha - A Hero's Journey to Nirvana.&quot;  http://www.exoticindia.com . 4/2003. Web. 15 Oct 2009. <http://www.exoticindiaart.com/article/buddha >. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Buddha.&quot;  crystalinks . Web. 15 Oct 2009. <http://www.crystalinks.com/buddha.html>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Siddhartha Gautama.&quot;  Buddhist Studies . Web. 15 Oct 2009. <http://www.buddhanet.net/e-learning/buddhistworld/buddha.htm >. </li></ul>

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