REL 134 Week 4 DQ 4
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REL 134 Week 4 DQ4 How does Confucianism differ with Taoism Molloy 2010 states that the difference between Confucianism and Daoism is the idea of the Dao In Confucian perspective the Dao is part of the human world and is manifested through correct or proper relationships and harmony in society Social harmony was one of the desires of Confucius A commonly known proverb by Confucius states that rest should be given to the elderly sincerity should be given to friends and the young should be given tenderness In Daoism the Dao is seen as the rhythm and balance of nature Confucianists believe that things in nature such as plants animals and weather are exactly as they are meant to be However in Confucianism people are not always what they should be but should become what they are meant to be A newborn infant is seen as a person that is still innocent and sweet but can quickly become too sel sh and selfcentered Included in the Doctrine of the Mean an in uential Confucian literary work are methods of cultivation and training that result in personal harmony and equilibrium In Daoism such training and cultivation are warned against and avoided Daoism considers formal education and training as one in uence that can result in the original pure state of person to become flawed and distorted opposite of the Confucian believe that training and education cultivate virtues Molloy M 2009 EBOOK COLLECT0N Molloy M 2010 Experiencing the wor T religions Tradition challenge and change 5th ed New York NY McGra WHil University of Phoenix Custom Edition eBook New York NY Retrieved from University of Phoenix Rel133 website
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