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Unformatted text preview: Go against the ethics of the church, earthquake was a symbol that that world was coming to end. Failure of people to follow gods teachings. Meiji Restoration- immediate relationship o Have to change the way people think. o Ignorance, the unfamiliar, o Buddhist monks unhappy with the change. o Peasants, Shinto Priests, Government are happy with change. o Organization of the shrine system, Shinto, tied to the state. o Connection to science. Biology, chemistry, physics, physiology. Telegraphs worked because they were using the blood of virgins. This is what people believed....
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- Spring '11