Confucianism vs. Taoism
Compare and Contrast
ComparesThey are both ancient Chinese styles of living. Place of origin is Worship Temple. Time or origin Approx. 550 B.C.E. (before common Era). Holy days/Official Holidays Chinese New Year, and Ancestor Day. Original Languages Mandarin and Cantonese.
Confucianism: believes in setting good examples for others to follow primarily in 5 key relationships: Ruler and Subject , Wife and Husband , Old and Younger sibling , Friend and Friend , Father and Son.
Taoism: is a way of living in which there were not many rules and believes in the dialectical philosophy of inaction. Through nature and harmony you can be happy. This is where yin and yang came from.