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    Hinduism And Patriarchy

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    easily. With this in mind, one can clearly see how this could cause a huge problem with gender rolls and equality over the course of history. While we could go on forever on every time and place where this has taken place, the belief systems of Confucianism and Hinduism from 3000 B.C.E to 600 C.E are going to be the focal points. The topics touched on include, shared prominence of patriarchy, mutual use of religion to oppress…

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    Mandate Of Heaven Analysis

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    it had to use a certain doctrine that is authoritarian enough to effectively rule over its people, with the accompanied moral guidelines derived from said doctrine. For example, the Mandate of Heaven was first used during the Zhou dynasty and Confucianism, which its purpose was to unify China. The Shao Announcement from the Duke of Zhou first introduced the idea of a Mandate of Heaven where there could only be one ruler of the total of China and that ruler receives utmost guidance and…

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    government of a strong state and shaping the way people read, think, talk and live. If I were the emperor living in the mid Western Han dynasty, I would like to promote Confucianism as the main intellectual school to generalize in my country by considering the present domestic and foreign situations and different views of Confucianism, Legalism, and Daoism. At mid Western Han Dynasty, Xiongnu, who formed as a nomadic tribe, is one of the biggest enemies of Han dynasty. Xiongnu kept on opposing…

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    Confucian Ethics In Islam

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    Ethics are particularly important in both Islam and Confucianism. Hadith, the Islam classic about words and actions of Muhammad, elaborates various ethical rules and teachings. In Confucianism, Analects also feature discussions about ethics as a major subject. The central value of Confucianism is Ren, a concept of benevolence and altruism. Ren is the basic virtue, and is also the goal of being righteous. The idea can be elaborated into filial piety, royalty, reciprocity, respect, forgiveness,…

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    Religion is one of the most universal concepts found in human societies. It is an ancient concept that has remained in society till this day. Religion is a community of followers who believe in divine beings, or explanations of why things are a certain way. Though each religion is diverse they all have a sole persistence, which is to accentuate the importance of being virtuous and of living a moral lifestyle. Religion can be defined using characteristics, its role in society, and the lifestyle.…

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    Goodbye Plastic Water Bottles In the United States, Americans use 50 billion plastic bottles a year. To put that in perspective, Americans consume about 1500 plastic water bottles per second. That is way too much to be using just to use something to drink out of. The United States has some of the safest drinking water in the world, so why do we need to have bottled water that claims to be “purified” or from some springs? The answer is we don’t. In Austin, Texas we have already banned…

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    Legalism was the most pragmatic of all three trusting in the power of strict rule and law. Confucianism stressed on personal morals and virtues. The dynasties combined these two systems of philosophy to rule wisely. Daoism believed in a way “Dao,” which was believed to direct all life. Daoism also promoted humility and frugal living, which were purported…

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    moral and ethical requirements that people should live by. Confucianism is a philosophy, tradition, or simply a way of life that is based on the Chinese philosopher Confucius. On the other hand, Buddhism entails a number of traditions, beliefs, and spiritual practices that are based on the teachings of the Buddha (Mair 1040). Consequently, the legend of Mulian aligns to the Buddhism philosophy while the story of Miaoshan is based on Confucianism teachings. While the story of Mulian tends to…

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    Han Vs Mauryan Dynasty

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    He was the first to integrate the philosophies of Confucianism with Legalism to rule his people. The 2 philosophies come together rather harmoniously due to the fact that they support and justify the ideas expressed in one another, here is an excerpt from the Confucian Analects that express both Legalist and…

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    is. In this sense the Dao can be said to have no desires and to make no effort toward a designated goal (Sigurdsson, 2004). Dao created the world, but does not control it. Wu-wei is an significant approach in Daoism, which means doing nothing. Confucianism is a…

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