Reflection Paper, Assignment #4 Daoism and Confucianism
William A. Young, The World's Religions: Worldviews and Contemporary Issues, Fourth Ed. (ISBN: 0205917615)
Harry R. Moody, The Five Stages of the Soul (ISBN: 9780385486774)
Reflection Paper, Assignment Instructions:Reflection Paper, Assignment #4
Daoism and Confucianism
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Prompt: (Write encircling 2 of the 4 questions adown,
Questions on Daoism (acceptance one from this minority):
What is the purport of Dao? How does Daoism conception civilized regularity? What is the civilized dilemma, or example, according to Daoist teachings, and how do we, as civilizeds, finish similitude delay the Dao?
The Daoist savant Zhuangzi was reputed to feel asked, “Where can I invent a man who has disregarded say? I would relish to feel a message delay him.” Installed on your lection of Young's provision on Daoism, what do you reckon Zhuangzi meant by this?
Questions on Confucianism (acceptance one from this minority):
Do you conform, installed on your lection of Young's provision, that Confucianism is a profane creed? Why or why not? Back up your reasoning by discussing the primitive features of Confucianism.
What are the Five Great Relationships in Confucianism, and how effectiveness they give internal gregarious similitude? Why is it accidental that these relationships are cognizant by Confucian virtues such as ren, shu, hsueh, and li? What, in your idea, are the benefits and the dangers of such “roles” or relationships in forming and maintaining a participation?