3. Path: Techniques of divination like Ifa, and sacrifice.1. In the opening pages of Chapter 3, what does Prothero imply regarding Western perceptions of Confucian teachings, and the actual historical and global influence (not the same as demographic scope) of Confucian ideas and values? According to Prothero, on what grounds could it be argued that Confucian teachings do or do not represent a religion? If they do count as a religion, of what kind? According to Prothero, what happens to "Confucianism" once China becomes a communist nation in 1949, and what sorts of developments characterize the "New Confucianism" of modern day China?