Wang Kons Ten Injunctions 1 ensure favor and protection of Buddha caution that

Wang kons ten injunctions 1 ensure favor and

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Wang Kon’s Ten Injunctions #1 (ensure favor and protection of Buddha; caution that temples do not fight among themselves), #2 (be discriminating about where temples are built and stick to sites chosen by Toson)Admonition to the New King #9 (weeding out of unqualified Buddhist clergy)
Ch’oe Ch’unghon’s Ten Injunctions Memorial #6 (expel monks from palace), 9 (destroy additional temples besides those built by dynasty)4)Stay humble (stick to original purpose + listen, Confucianism – what makes a good king)Importance: Never to lose sight of original purpose and never to make the same mistakes will make a good king and strong kingdomExample:When founding Choson, Yi Songgye wanted to dismantle Koryo aristocratic order, yet still social discontent over aristocracy (literati purges, Hong Kyongnae Rebellion) which weakens Choson (loses sense of original purpose)Previous Injunctions:Wang Kon’s Ten Injunctions #7 (heed sincere criticism and banish those with slanderous tongues)Ch’oe Ch’ung hon’s Ten Injunctions Memorial #8 (forbid ostentation and luxury, promote frugality) to better connect with the peopleAdmonition to the King #6 (beware of indolence and dissoluteness), 7 (respect for frugality and economy)5)Protect the peopleImportance:no centrifugal forces or rebellion, keep strong central government and kingdomExample:Myochong or Hong Kyongnae’s RebellionPrevious Injunctions:Ch’oe Ch’ung hon’s Ten Injunctions Memorial #3 (private property should not be stolen be officials), 4 (select good officials to prevent powerful families from destroying people’s property)2.Mainstream South Korean historians say that “Unified Silla” was the first unified Korean state. North Korean historians, however, assert that true unification did not happen until Koryo. Explaining both sides of the argument, and include a discussion of how Parhae fits into the debate. Be sure to give your informed opinion of when you think Korea was first unified, and why.3.Introduction: Why is unification important?North and South Korea Unification is most important state issueoKorea is a united nation (that’s the expectation people have” and it should be unified because it’s always been that way…But has it?Parhae issue: does Korea deserve more land?Silla unification’s importance: Korea’s identificationLater written histories Silla = Korean nationalist history (does Silla deserve this?)For Silla Unification:Unified culturally (not territorially)Conquered Paekche and Koguryo, not all of it, with Tang to unify southern Korean peninsulaoNational disservice? No, there was no sense of “Korea” back thenParhae was Malgal people, not Koguryo (Korean) people
oIf noble Koguryo, people Malgal = cannot claim Parhae, but Silla unification happened (Parhae outside and not part of Korean history since it did not succeed Koguryo and North and South Koreans cannot claim it as Korean today)For No Silla Unification:Tang helped Silla “unify”, Koryo unified without relying on help o

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