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Confucius And Taoism Ppt

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Confucius And Taoism Ppt

  1. 3. Confucius <ul><li>Lived after the Zhou Dynasty </li></ul><ul><li>China’s first philosopher and teacher </li></ul><ul><li>Spent time thinking of ways to improve China’s society </li></ul><ul><li>Rulers should treat people with respect, kindness and love. </li></ul><ul><li>Teachings of Confucius ignored while he was alive, however his ideas spread throughout Asia as time went on.–Known as Confucianism </li></ul>
  2. 4. Confucius <ul><li>Believed in Filial Piety-showing respect towards parents </li></ul><ul><li>Rulers should treat people with respect, kindness and love. </li></ul><ul><li>Teachings of Confucius ignored while he was alive, however his ideas spread throughout Asia as time went on.–Known as Confucianism </li></ul>
  3. 5. What Confucius Believed <ul><li>Rulers Should be Kind </li></ul><ul><li>People Should respect their rulers as they do their parents </li></ul><ul><li>People should treat others as they would like to be treated (Golden Rule) </li></ul>
  4. 6. Daoism (Taoism)
  5. 8. Beginning of Taoism <ul><li>300 b.c. </li></ul><ul><li>“ Book of Tao” –written by Loa-Tuz </li></ul><ul><li>Everything from Universe Arises from Tao </li></ul>
  6. 9. Beginning of Taoism <ul><li>300 b.c. </li></ul><ul><li>“ Book of Tao” –written by Loa-Tuz </li></ul><ul><li>Everything from Universe Arises from Tao </li></ul>
  7. 10. Beginning of Taoism <ul><li>300 b.c. </li></ul><ul><li>“ Book of Tao” –written by Loa-Tuz </li></ul><ul><li>Everything from Universe Arises from Tao </li></ul>
  8. 11. Beliefs…. <ul><li>“Tao” is a silent, pure, all-powerful force that existed before Heaven and Earth </li></ul><ul><li>Everything from universe arises from Tao </li></ul><ul><li>Find True Peace: live in harmony with nature by living simple lives. Not Acting in anger. </li></ul>
  9. 12. Immortality <ul><li>Possible for humans to attain immortality: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Worship special set of gods whom Taoists believe used to live on earth. </li></ul></ul>
  10. 13. Confucius Taoism Education is Important A Philosophy Golden Rule Filial Piety Tao= The “Way” A Religion Live in Harmony with Nature Accept life as it is

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