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Jesus Christ Ancient Chinese
746 wordsConfucianism is considered a religion in a traditional sense. However it has no clergy, or god of worship. It is considered a major religion because its philosophy has guided the ancient Chinese and many other people of the east for thousands of years. Confucianism is a way of life based on the teaching of Confucius. It emphasizes social and civic responsibility. In a sense it gives people an ethical system to follow. It promotes respect for family and elders as well as the neighbor. It looks at...
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Women In China Equal To Men
1,527 wordsThe role of women in China has changed dramatically, from one of servitude and repression in ancient China, to one of equality in modern communist China. For two thousand years in ancient China women lived under the rules set by Confucius in his analects. Confucius doctrine said women werent equal to men, because women were unworthy or incapable of a literary education. Other than this Confucius says little about women, which perhaps shows better than anything else how a standing they had in anc...
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Great Leap Forward People Republic Of China
1,331 words... Mao would initiate again during the Cultural Revolution; it was a symbol of Mao's belief in harmony and order. This campaign aimed at purging the party of Stalinist supporters. 35 Purging of dissident elements within the party created unity according to Mao. The Rectification Campaign was a turning point for the Communists. With a strong leader, unity within, and a specifically tailored Chinese political ideology, the Communists made steady gains against the Guomingdang in the Chinese Civil ...
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Lao Tzu Ancient Chinese
1,134 wordsSince the beginning of time, man has sought to explain the world around him. This is called philosophy, a Greek word which means 'love of wisdom. ' However, over the millennia it has come to mean much more. The philosophies of the ancient Chinese people, whether they explain nature or present ways to live a just life, became so complex that simple prose could not suitably express their meaning. Yet paradoxically, the simpler, less exact form of poetry does put forth the ideas. Nowhere is this mo...
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Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon
905 wordsCrouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon "Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon" was released in 2000. It is a film made in the wuxi style (the derivative of martial and chivalric arts). "Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon" was directed by Ang Lee, with the participation of international cast of ethnic Chinese actors, such as Chang Chen, Michelle Yeoh, Chow Yun-Fat, and Zhang Ziyi. This is an interesting experimentation made by veteran filmmakers, Ang Lee and James Schemes. The movie is based on the 4 th novel in the ...
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Yin And Yang Lao Tzu
2,592 wordsConfucianism and Taoism Confucianism is a rigid set of social guidelines and rituals based on ones place in a mainly patriarchal society. Taoism is based on the harmony of the universe and the union of polar opposites-Yin and Yang; a philosophy that one lives their life by. In times of war, Confucianism is prevalent while Taoism is usually practiced during peace. In this essay I will explain how both Confucianism and Taoism, two major Chinese traditions, complement each other as a part of Chines...
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Yin Yang Digestive Tract
1,570 wordsTraditional Chinese Medicine Chinese Medicine Traditional medicine of China has a long historical and cultural background dating back about 2500 years. The ancient Chinese people were able to reach a level of social stability that included the ability to treat disease of emotional, physical, and spiritual origins. Although a belief in spirits as the cause of disease has remained in China even to the present day, the view that the body obeyed a natural order struck a chord in the intellectual eli...
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Century B C Neo Confucianism
3,807 wordsChina is the land of Confucianism. Confucius has molded the Chinese view of life. The Confucian view is based on the ancient Chinese tradition. It can be stated that the view of Confucius and that of the Chinese began in the same place (Chang, 15). In subsequent centuries Confucius teachings exerted a powerful influence on the Chinese nation. Therefore, the history that surrounds both Confucius as well as Confucianism is relevant to how many eastern people live their life today. Confucius was bo...
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B C E Great Wall Of China
754 wordsGreat Wall of China In the year 221 B. C. E. , there was a great ruler over the Ch in kingdom in China, named Shih Huang Ti. Shih was power hungry and wanted more land so he gathered his army and captured the surrounding kingdoms. As the ruler of so many kingdoms he became the first emperor of China. Shih showed his tyranny when he burned all history books to insure that his people and future generations would only remember him and none of the earlier rulers. He had a strong army but the fierce ...
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Shih Huang Ti Ming Dynasty
2,969 wordsWorld Civilization II April 17, 1998 The Great Wall of China To the northwest and north of Beijing, a huge, serrated wall zigzags its way to the east and west along the undulating mountains. This is the Great Wall, which is said to be visible from the moon. This massive wall has not only been one of the Ancient Seven Wonders of the World, but it has also been inspiration for many artists, and writers. The building of the Great Wall is one of the biggest tragedy? s, but through this tragedy arose...
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Ancient Chinese Ancient China
811 wordsJades in Chinese Culture and Religion My hypothesis is that jades held some kind of religious significance to the Hongshan people. A jade is a strongly colored stone that can be polished to a shine. As many people may know, jades are abundant in Chinese culture. Ancient Chinese considered jades to be sacred material. It is said that jades reflect the cosmological and religious views of the people of ancient China. The manufacture of jades can be traced back 12, 000 years thanks to a discovery of...
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Shih Huang Ti Great Leap Forward
2,676 wordsThe Life of Mao Zedong Dressed in the drab military uniform that symbolized the revolutionary government of Communist China, Mao Zedong's body still looked powerful, like an giant rock in a gushing river. An enormous red flag draped his coffin, like a red sail unfurled on a Chinese junk, illustrating the dualism of traditional China and the present Communist China that typified Mao. 1 A river of people flowed past while he lay in state during the second week of September 1976. Workers, peasants,...
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