The Importance Of Confucianism In South Korea

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Register to read the introduction… Especially when it came to the original foundations of South Korea being changed to either survive or are totally forgotten. That is why the teachings of Confucianism in South Korea has changed over the years to adapt to the changing of the world. The thing that has caused Confucianism to change from being focused on family, corporation, and the nation is westernization. Westernization means to sway people’s ideas, change customs, as well as help transition practices from the original to a more moderate one, with having characteristics of occident. This means that having characteristics of the west, from America or parts of Europe. Since this has begun, so much has changed throughout the history of South Korea it is hard to track …show more content…
The teachings of Confucianism overstretched the predominant role of men. Confucianism was the lore that taught the significances of family derivation, and the magnitude of paying adulation to the progenitors who have come and gone before them. Also because men were seen as the superior sex at the time women and their daughters were also beaten out of even being considered human beings. The history of South Korea shows that men once predominated over women, and that sons were mainly preferred over daughters. But this now brings us to the human rights and human dignity of South Korea in a moderate era. South Korea has made a new start from their past mistakes in history where their women and daughters were seen as nothing more than property, and not even seen as human beings can be compared to the USA’s history during slavery, has been given an opportunity to let women and their daughters have a future as equals among their …show more content…
There are some people who say that South Korea is mainly still the same as it was a few decades ago when it comes to technology and views on the rest of the world and that is partially true but not as true as most believe it to be. This is said because yes it does take lots of time to modernize a whole country into a moderate society. So South Korea still majority influenced by Confucian teachings, but its people are adapting to how the rest of the world has adaptive through communicating with different languages, individualism, but still showing a lot of thought and time dictated to family, corporation, and the nation above all else. South Korea mainly shows signs of modernization in highly populated places like its capital, Seoul, which is the Asian version of New York City here in America. South Korea is still in its smaller populated holding steadfast to the old ways because it also has proven to keep their way of life

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