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Unformatted text preview: East Asia: Confucianism & Daoism Yilan Shi Feb-2-2009 His 4, TA: Jack Key points: What are diff roles of Confucianism and Daosim in China? Relationship & diff's btwn Chinese religions Role of women in trad. Asian society; impact of Budd & Daosim on W Korean, Vietnamese religions Prof's Q) Why is it possible to be Buddhist, Confucianist,Daoist at same time? R P Intell. I BIG! Scholars = elite. Merit based.Disdained workers Sham M. shamans talk w/ dead D. D. M. A. Burial, incense/food for ancestors? Ceremony for seasons, gods, ancestors "Li" (3rd tone)-courtesy,ritual, right way Scholar governors held R.P. but not believe, just keep trad& pep happy Divine-H E. Asian religions focus on family +state. Practical religion, not reach for etheral goal of nirvana like budd &hind.-"One world," reach divine by ances worshp Ancestrism, Altar of Heaven-Beijing Death + life continous. China: people belong to land from ancient times-now, no conquest. Nature + lineage impChina: people belong to land from ancient times-now, no conquest....
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