EALC 275 short answer questions for students

EALC 275 short answer questions for students - E ALC/CWL...

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EALC/CWL 275 -Short answer questions 1. What are the five great relationships defined by Confucius and what is their significance? father and son ruler and subject husband and wife elder brother and younger brother friends and friends Familial relationship: family as a core unit, microcosm of social harmony. Dual nature: Hierarchical and reciprocal. 2. Explain the Yin-Yang concept and its characteristics. Something, nothing produce each other. Difficult, easy complement each other Long, short off-set each other high, low incline towards each other seemingly interconnected, interdependent Characteristics - Perfect harmony, unity - Art of changes (constant movement) - exist in each other 3. Briefly describe the Four Noble Truths in Buddhism. life is Dukkha (suffering) the origin of Dukkha (Desire) the cessation of Dukkha: nirvana The noble eightfold path (leads to the cessation of Dukkha) 4. What is the relationship between the three worlds presented in
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This note was uploaded on 02/24/2010 for the course EALC 275 taught by Professor Wang during the Spring '10 term at University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.

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