CHINESE SCHOOLS OF THOUGHT

by : ASHLEY HASSANO

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Confucianism

Confucianism is a Chinese ethical and Philosophical system developed from the teachings of the Chinese philosopher Confucius. The Core of Confucianism is humanism. It's the belief that human beings are teachable, improvable, and perfectible through personal and communal endeavour including, self- cultivation and self creation.

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Filial sons and daughters, being patriotic to your country, not telling lies and honouring your words and promises, kindness and humaneness towards others, being fair and not taking bribes not showing favour to some and discriminating others, having correct attitude and behaviour such as being moral and virtuous.

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What is Legalism?

Taoism (daoism)

Taoism is a philosophical and religious tradition that emphasizes living in harmony with the Tao.

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The Power of Selflessness

Heaven is eternal, the Earth everlasting.
They can be eternal and everlasting
Because they do not exist for themselves.
For that reason they can exist eternally.
Therefore, Evolved Individuals
Put themselves last
And yet they are first.
Put themselves outside,
And yet they remain.
Is it not because they are without self-interest
That their interests succeed?
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What is Taoism? Aspects [HD]
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Buddhism - Introduction