Classical China Influences: Confucianism And Daoism

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Classical China Influences: Confucianism and Daoism The Confucius Analects and Daodejing contain underlying beliefs of how to live an effective lifestyle. The sayings of Confucius focus on achieving a strong ethical code from upholding classical traditions. He views an appropriate lifestyle as the attainment of benevolence, sense of propriety, and filial piety through the following concepts: Ren, li, and Xiao. Rather, The Daodejing conveys a vision of Dao, “the way”, as the source of all thing. Primarily it associates with refinement and emptiness of being. A Daoist lifestyle is derived through core concepts of personal advancement and moral rejection that harmonizes with nature. Each text addressed solutions to the lack of social and political

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