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YANG
Daoism: THe active aspect of reality that expresses itself in speech, light, and heat.
YIN
Daoism: THe receptive aspect of the universe that expresses itself in silence, darkness, coolness and rest.
QI (CH'I)
Daoism: The life force.
LAOZI (LAO TZU)
The legendary founder of Daoism.
WU WEI
Daoism: "No action", "no strain"; doing only what comes spontaneously and naturally; effortlessness.
REN (JEN)
Confucianism: Empathy, consideration for others, humanness; a Confucian virtue.
LI
Confucianism: Appropriate action, ritual, propriety, etiquette.
SHU
Confucianism: Reciprocity; a Confucian virtue.
XIAO
Confucianism: Family devotion, filial piety; a Confucian virtue.
WEN
Confucianism: Cultural refinement; a Confucian virtue.
JUNZI
Confucianism: "Noble Person", the refined human ideal of Confucianism.
FIVE CLASSICS
Confucianism: The classical literature of the time preceding Confucius, including poetry, history, and divination.
ANALECTS
Confucianism: The book of the sayings of Confucius.
FOUR BOOKS
Confucianism: The major Confucian books, which include the sayings of Confucius and Mencius.
YI JING (I CHING)
An ancient Confucian book of divination, one of the Five Classics, still in use today.