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  • Confucius's Influence On Chinese Society

    During most Chinese dynasties, women had comparatively lower social status compared to men and did not enjoy the same rights. In fact, this situation might be a result of honoring and following the doctrines of traditional Chinese philosophical schools, which originally flourished in the Pre-Qin era. Although some schools of thoughts recognized the necessity of equality between men and women, most refused to acknowledge any such thing. The three important philosophical schools, Confucianism,…

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  • Divine Knowledge In Chinese Religion

    The Divine Knowledge in Chinese Religions Youteng Bi In no matter what religious traditions the discussion of divine knowledge is always an important topic, for it concerns the questions about the power of the divine. The discussion of the power of the divine often influences believers’ faith. In Abrahamic traditions, the discussion of the divine knowledge directly relates to the mighty of the God, thus many theologians in history devoted themselves to develop systematic theories on divine…

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  • John Locke The Pursuit Of Happiness Analysis

    John Locke (1632-1704) was a major English philosopher, whodevised the phrase ‘pursuit of happiness’, in his book An Essay Concerning Human Understanding.Greatly influenced by the Greek philosopher Aristotle, Locke distinguished between “imaginary happiness” and “true happiness”.Since God has given everyone the desire to trail the real bliss, majority of peoplestart a relentless search for it, but when they don’t get what they desire, they conclude they have been deprived of. On the other hand,…

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  • Aristotle Vs Confucius

    It is commonly considered that Ancient Greek is the origin and center of civilization in Europe, and China holds a similar position in East Asia. Aristotle played a significant role for Ancient Greek, and Confucius is highly emphasized in Ancient China. Many may think the two philosophies will confront each other as Europe and Eastern Asia have dissimilar historical development. The two views do have undeniable different views, but they are also comparable and supporting each other in some sense…

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  • Miranda's Article: The Misrepresentation Of Chinese Culture

    Jialiang Tian Professor: Perez ENG105B 27 November,2017 The Misrepresentation Of Chinese Culture After learning about the misrepresentation of Native Americans in Miranda’s article, I felt that there’re also some misrepresentations of my own culture groups. Nowadays, some Chinese culture misrepresented by people in other countries. In the essay, I will talk about three kinds of misrepresentation of Chinese culture. Due to the movie montage and some exaggerated shooting techniques, some…

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  • Women's Role In Daoism

    How do women in Daoism practice internal alchemy? Daoism is the indigenous religion of China. The school of Daoism is originated from the teachings of Laozi and Zhuangzi. The teaching and practice of Daoism emphasize living life in harmony with the Dao. Daoist teaching focuses on understanding the reality of nature, increasing longevity, and practicing immortality. Daoism is related to women in many different ways. Daoism provides alternatives for women in a Confucian-dominated society where…

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  • Religion In China Essay

    Definition and History of Islam and Uighurs in China Despite how the current government may treat religion, religion has been a major driving force throughout China’s history. There is hardly a time when China wasn’t affected or influenced by religion, or peoples of a certain religious group. There are two major native religions in China that have played important roles not only cultural and socially, but within the shifting governments of the dynasties as well. The most major and influential…

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