Reflection 1 Who Governs (1)

Reflection 1 Who Governs (1) - Who Governs? Who Serves?...

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Who Governs? Who Serves? Reflection #1 is due on March 3rd, Wednesday, in class Legacy of Asia Throughout their histories, both India and China have confronted issues of unity and disunity given the diversity of their populations and the reach of their borders. In response, each devised governing institutions that were highly effective in maintaining and regulating class divisions inherent in the social structure. Whatever the disadvantages this poses for India or China today, it is the case that the Hindu view of life (four fold aim of life) and caste system in India and the Confucian and Taoian view of life and scholar-gentry system in China proved to be remarkably stable and enduring for millennia. The question, therefore, of how to devise a more equitable, tolerant and inclusive society cannot be addressed without confronting the long legacy of these social systems and structures and the identities they engendered. In your reflection paper, address the following:
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