The one who is enlightened 2 the actual

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Unformatted text preview: - nepotistic- no functional gov with skills, set jobs etc - this gives flexibility to the system- if many talented people, they will do jobs - but there are limits- not a functional specificity most likely Korean introduced- new religion- Buddhism leads to many new conflicts between this new faith nd the Shinto faith (which has yet to be defined) not intense doctrinal conflict (like in Muslim ///Catholicism) political conflicts with religion as an identifier and a separator on verge of cultural importation from china- Buddhism comes in first Shinto - architecture: shrines- wooden, simple, sanctified inner circle Buddhism - not linked to specific geographical location - begins around 6- 5th cent BCE in northern India - figure of the Buddha- achieves englightenment - comes up with four noble truths: all of human existence involves suffering (you may be happy, but deep down we are all suffering), we desire things that cannot be fulfilled (suffer from want), we can bring an end to the suffering by giving up desire (attachment to material thigns, nothing in life is impermanent, once you achieve this, you will be enlightened), to get there, follow the 8- fold path - if we show compassio...
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