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Unformatted text preview: Calmerac- which were attached to the temples and were under the direct control of the religious authorities The calmecac provided an academically superior education, focusing not only on the military skills needed by all Aztec males, but also on religious instruction, history, painting, music, law, astrology, mathematics, government, and architecture. Also important in a calmecac education was learning to speak well (sons of nobility attended) Confucius- advocated a conception of the good man (chun-tzu) that emphasized the twin qualities of benevolence (Ren) and propriety (Li). Analects- short text produced by Confucius' disciples after his death, called the Lun-yu Li- a kind of balance wheel of conduct, tending to prevent either deficiency or excess, guiding toward the middle path of socially beneficial conduct Ren-...
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