Confucianism V.S Taoism

By Jesse Sibrian

Confucianism and Taoism differences

Confucianism focuses on social harmony but Taoism focuses on gaining balance in life. Confucianism also worships one God and their ancestors.Taoism worships many different deities.

What would a government founded on Confucian principles look like?

It would be peace and no violence. There will only be things that people need to survive such food and water and a bed. There would be no luxury items like games, computer, and T.Vs.

How would a Chinese family be influenced by Confucian teachings?

They would be influenced because Confucius said people can live without luxury but only a bent arm for a pillow. He also want social harmony to occur.

Are Taoist principles relevant to the issues of everyday life today?

Taoism focus on appreciating nature which people still do.

How do the individual principles/maxims of each philosophy connect to each other to form an entire religion/way of thinking?

They both want to have global and peace with themselves. They both want to appreciate everything they have in life.

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