February 26-Discussion

February 26-Discussion - I. II. III. IV. V. VI. VII. VIII....

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February 26, 2007 I. The lengths that women went to prove their loyalty to their husbands puzzled people. Their practices went beyond what the Neo-Confucians thought was right. They wanted women to be good and bringing up children and keeping the patriline. The Neo-confucians didn’t like how the widows killed themselves because it was viewed as the easy way out. a. It was virtuous to stay alive and taking care of your sons, but also the killing yourself if also viewed as virtuous II. Filial Piety a. Neo-confucians didn’t approve of sons harming their bodies i. Neos believed that they need to continue to the line by cutting themselves for making medicine III. you can take anything in Chinese history and find a mirror in the past. If it was there how was in transferred and why it had an explosions? IV. The advantage of why martyrs caught on because it brought in honor to the family a. Fiancée martyrs were really public b. Good in one life you are better in the next because you are paying attention to the
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February 26-Discussion - I. II. III. IV. V. VI. VII. VIII....

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