Confucianism And Taoism In China

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Confucianism and Taoism are both ancient Chinese styles of living, are two of the most popular philosophies and are important in China. Therefore, this paper analyzes ………….
Confucianism is a way of life taught by Confucius in China. Confucianism is perhaps best understood as an all-encompassing humanism. It has been followed by the Chinese for more than two millennia. They teach people the wisdom of life, family and governance.
The basic thoughts of Confucius
Confucian ethics are described as humanistic. Confucian ethics is characterized by the promotion of virtues, encompassed by the Five Constants. The Five Constants are 1) Rén (仁, benevolence, humaneness) is the Confucian virtue denoting the good feeling a virtuous human experiences
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Confucian thoughts have been the most basic mainstream value of the common people of the Han nationality and other nationalities in China all through the ages. The basic values of Confucian thoughts of “5 key relationships: ruler and subordinate, wife and husband, older and younger sibling, friend and friend, and father and son” are the basic rules of consciousness for the daily conduct of most of Chinese people all the time. Social harmony results in part from every individual knowing own place in the natural order, and playing own part well. Particular duties arise from one 's particular situation in relation to others. The individual stands simultaneously in several different relationships with different people: as a junior in relation to parents and elders, and as a senior in relation to younger siblings, students, and others. While juniors are considered in Confucianism to owe their seniors reverence, seniors also have duties of benevolence and concern toward juniors. The same is true with the husband and wife relationship where the husband needs to show benevolence towards his wife and the wife needs to respect the husband in return. This theme of mutuality still exists in China cultures until now.
Taoism is not a religion and a philosophy. Tao means the "way" or the "path". It is a "Way" of life. The Tao is the natural order of things. When the Tao is in balance it is possible to find perfect happiness. Lao Tsu believed that people should take the time to figure out the natural or easy way to do things, instead of trying to get things done the hard way, and then everything would get done more simply.
The basic thoughts of

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