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Unformatted text preview: example. Legalism would cut the hand off of anyone that stole, young or old. Asoka also had a much kinder way of looking out for the wellbeing of his people. He looked at all men as being his children, meaning that he must provide and look after the welfare of them. Along roads he planted trees for shade and built rest-houses. He also made medical treatment not only for men but for animals as well. This was also different than any other government at that time, which practically used its people for cheap labor to build walls or tombs. Asoka was a ruler of piece and morals....
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This note was uploaded on 10/27/2009 for the course HIS 111 taught by Professor Noyalis during the Spring '09 term at VCCS.
- Spring '09