China Assignment 3 - Mariah Estrada Brother Paul FDINT215 May 2 2017 What are some of the key teachings of Confucius Confucius believed and taught many

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Mariah EstradaBrother PaulFDINT215May 2, 2017What are some of the key teachings of Confucius? Confucius believed and taught many things, one that he talks about is how “the ruler should be the ruler and the subject the subject”. The reason that he believed this is because he thought the this is the only way things would work properly. Because for a ruler to be a proper king he said that they must be virtuous. Confucius had a disciple named Mencius. They both worked to provide “traditional Chinese society”. Confucius is relatively ideas that existed before.It was a reason to believe that much of what Confucius taught was revolutionary at the time.What are some of the basic tenets of early Daoism (Taoism)?Daoism is the second most important stream of Chinese and was developed during the Zhou period. It is really called Taoism, but in pinyin it is Daoism. Daoism is the focus of the individual in nature other than the individual in society. It’s the goal of life that for one person tofind their own personal adjustment and be one with natural world and fallow the way of the universe. It is said that most people would follow Confucian teachings but when in retirement they might seek to follow Taoism and seek to become one with nature as a Taoist recluse.What are some of the basic beliefs of Buddhism?With Buddhism being the first major religious tradition in China it has many beliefs. There are about five basic beliefs that we read about. The first is that they believe in reincarnation and the forms of life. This means that they believe that when they die they will come back as something else. They also have six forms that they can come back as. “1) gods; 2) demigods; 3) human beings; 4) animals; 5) hungry ghosts; and 6) hell beings”. The second belief is karma, which means “deed” or “actions”. To them this means that any good actions lead to good consequences and any bad actions will have a bad outcome. The third belief is the cycle of existence. This is a buddhas awakening, and there are three cycles. 1) Impermanence, everything

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