Hinduism & Buddhism. The total effect of a person's actions and conduct during the successive phases of a person's existence, regarded as determining the person's destiny in life. Actions seen as bringing upon oneself inevitable results, good or bad.
Theosophy - the cosmic principle according to which each person is rewarded or punished in one incarnation according to that person's deeds in the previous incarnation.
I believe this wholeheartedly. Living a quality life and up to the standards of only the ones we set for ourselves is a choice, it is not easy ignoring the ignorant.