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Humanities 530: Chinese Civilization Paper #1 Due October 4 in class . Here are three quotations. Choose the one you like best, and explain (1) why you like it and (2) what it is in the quotation that shows you that it is Confucian, Daoist or Legalist, Then choose either of the other quotations and explain (1) why you find it less persuasive or appealing than your first choice and (2) what it is in the quotation that shows you that it is Confucian, Daoist or Legalist. I strongly suggest that you think about these quotations in their context rather than trying to write the paper just by looking at the quotations alone. You are welcome (but not required) to refer to or quote from any of the other course readings so far in support of your preferences. (1) The Master said, ‘Guide them by edicts, keep them in line by punishments, and the common people will stay out of trouble but will have no sense of shame. Guide them by virtue, keep them in line with the rites, and they will, besides having a sense of shame,
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