Confucius And Confucianism: The Golden Rule

When people hear Confucius or Confucianism many may say they have never heard about him or they have heard about why is he important.The Golden Rule may sound more familiar to people. Confucius was an important educator and Chinese philosopher. Whose teachings of moral, social, political and philosophical behaviors in theory later became a foundation called Confucianism. Confucius is one of the few leaders who based their philosophy on the virtues that are required for the day-to-day living, his unique ways and views on the world made him one of the most known philosophers. Confucius lived from 551 to 479 B.C. Growing up Confucius was not wealthy he was the son of a Nobleman. When his father passed away unexpectedly Confucius decided develop …show more content…
Confucius findings in a good teacher and initializing his words. Confucius appears to a middle course learning and reflecting on what one has learned through past life experiences. Confucius taught his students morality and proper speech government. Confucius believed in a male dominated society. He also believe that men could direct their own destiny. Confucius had a goal to create gentleman to carry themselves more with grace, respect integrity in all things. He had a dislike for which he called “petty men”, he did not care for men whose clever talk and pretentious manner would overrule the audience. He believes that your actions and behavior do not correspond to characteristics that come with someone. He had a saying “Ruler do not rule and subjects do not serve,” meaning any words or titles meant nothing. The moral education he believed was found in a book which had songs and beautiful poems. The book would give insight and lessons in his curriculum and frequently quotes that explains its lines of verse. Confucius valued the understanding of the canonical Book its values a lesson on how to cultivate moral qualities in oneself.Confucius learned that some men do not do what they say so therefore wisdom demands that he not only listen to people's words but watch their actions as …show more content…
Through the years confucius said that he was not on the basic and neither was his teachings.For a religion confucianism is very different for any other. due to the fact of chinese see religion as a form of education. the purpose of confucianism was for a person to develop moral values. There is no organized church or structure like typical other places. there was no worshiping or personal relationship with god but recognized heaven as a concern. Confucius emphasized five virtues which are the ideals of confucianism. Confucian virtues were something that reflected sincerity and inner

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