Confucianism and Buddhism

By: Hyungseob Shim and Ian Carranza

Confucianism

- the life's purpose is to treat people with respect

- the afterlife is not discussed

Both Confucianism and Buddhism

-there is no belief in gods

- they both originated around 500 BC, before Christianity

Buddhism

-there is no belief in reincarnation

- life's purpose is to gain enlightenment and achieve Nirvana