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General Characteristics
-Functional rather that metaphysical
-both individual (visable) and local (indivisable) forms
Notion of the Tao
-cosmic/natural
-social
-personal
T'ien
(post Shang Ti)
-the sky
-the protector
Emperor
-sacred
-son of T'ien
-has the mandate of heaven
Ancestor Veneration
-corporate personality
Harmony
-as expressed in Vinblang
Traditional
-with a focus on history
Religious Taoism

Groups
-Yellow Turbans
-way of the heavenly masters
-red heads-exerosist
-black heads-blessings, funnerals, cosmic renewal
Taoism and Immortality
-diet
-breathing
-tantric practices
-alchemy
Lao Tzu or Laotze
-founder of Philosophical Taoism
Tao Te Ching
-scripture of Philosophical Taoism
The Tao is...
-namesless
-hidden
-yet effects the whole
Story of the Little Pine Tree
-reduce desires
-be content with enough
Images from the Tao Te Ching
-water
-darkness
-female (mother/child)
-valley
-P'u (uncarved block)
Two Key Elements
-Respect for and life in the yin/yang
-Wu Wei
Confucius
-Member of Ju class
(educated) numbers music ceremony archery carioteering and history
Standard (theism)
Innovation (humanism)
Standard (magical)
Innovation (rational)
Standard (ritual)
Innovation (ethical)
Standard (other-worldly)
Innovation (social)
Shu Ching
Book of History
Shih Ching
Book of Poetry
Li Chi
Book of Rites
I Ching
Book of Changes
Ch'un Ch'iu
Annals of Spring and Autumn
Analex
Sayings and conversations of Confucius
The Great Learning
princibles that a gentlemen should know the original 39 chapters of Li Chi
Doctrine of the Mean
discussion of the relation of human nature to order of the universe
Book of Mencius
the thought of one of the best Confucian thinkers who lived several centries after Confucius
Ju Zi
a superier person
(strive to be this)
Father (kindness)
Son (filal piety)
Elder brother (genitility)
Wife (obedience)
Friend (older-humane consideration)
Friend (younger- deference)
Ruler (benevolent)
Subject (loyalty)
Ren
consideration or empathy
Li
propriety or knowing rites
Shu
reciprocity
Xiao
filal piety
Wen
culture, esp. the arts
Taoist
Confucius was artificial
Mohist
more democratic that the aristcratic ideas of Confucius (common good)
Legalists
felt Confucuis depended too much on moral example when what the people needed was true awe-inspiring power of laws and strict enfocement; complete w/ quick, forceful punishment
Mencius
Carried and refined the ideas of confucus as C had done to Chinese thought
-essential goodness of human natures
-optimism, gentleness..ect...
Shintoism
Japanese-bond between self and country
Izanogi goes with...
Izonami
Amaterasu
sun goddess
Jimmu Tenno
(A's great-great-great-grandson)
***First Emperor***
Kami
a god
Kajiki
Chronicle of Ancient Events creation of the world
Nihongi
Chronicles of Japan
Kogoshui
Gleanings from Ancient Stories
Engi-shiki
compendium of Shinto traditions
Common or Popular
simetimes called "domestic shintoism"
-home or village level-
Shrine
worship of a particular Kami at a particular shrine
Sctarian or Religious
visable form of the religion w/an organization priesthood, ideology, and rituals
Imperial
of the divine family
Yamoto Domashii
spirit of Japan
Centeral Virtue
Makoto- to act the way you should in a certain situation
Steps in worship at a Shrine
-purificaion- wash
-presentation- come in
-prayer- by priest or self
-participation -in worship or in festival
Bushido Code
-loyalty
-gratitude
-courage
-justice
-truthfulness
-polietness
-reserve
-honor