Confucianism And Daoism Similarities

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Both Confucianism and Daoism are philosophies which started in China. These are two very similar yet very different philosophies. These philosophies were never meant to be treated as a religion but many people have treated them as though they are. Daoism is mainly focused on the living of life by the individual, and Confucianism is more focused on the life of society as a whole. Daoism was based on the writings of Lao-tzun in a book called The Dao-dejing which translates to "The Way and its Power." This taught about harmony and balance, and looking for your balance in life through contemplation and not taking action. Having personal freedom and responsibility is of huge importance in the Daoism practice, it also talks about a small minimalistic
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