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1  “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.”- Anonymous. Ideally this sentiment would be fascinating if it were true. Unfortunately, our concept of beauty is influenced by outside influences. How is beauty defined in America?

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3 Great WallCity Life

4 Underground PalaceBeijing Opera

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6  River of Sorrows  Chinese civilization developed along the Huang He or Yellow River.  As the Loess would settle at the river bottom it would raise the water level causing floods and destroying crops.

7  Oracle Bones  On animals or turtle shells, Shang priests wrote questions to the gods. Priests would heat the bone or shell until it cracked. The cracks provided answers or advice.  Calligraphy  Currently, the Chinese use calligraphy to create more than tens of thousands of characters.

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9 Chapter 4 Section 4 Philosophy and Religion in China

10  Unlike Buddha, Confucius took little interest in religious matters, instead he developed a philosophy, or a system of ideas to ensure social order and good government.

11  1. Father to son  2. Elder brother to younger brother  3. Husband to wife  4. ruler to subject  5. Friend to friend  Confucius believed that superiors should care for their inferiors and set a good example, while inferiors owed loyalty and obedience to their superiors.

12  Confucius put filial piety, or respect for parents, above all other duties.

13  A ruler should provide good government and in return the people will be respectful and loyal.  Confucius believed that government oFFICIALs should be well educated.

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17  1. 1 IN EVERY 200 MEN IN Asia is a descendant of Genghis Khan  2. Physically, Genghis is described as tall, long-bearded, red-haired and bluish-green- eyed.  3. Temujin was born with a blood clot grasped in his fist, a traditional sign that he was destined to become a great leader.  4. According to some historians, they estimated that Genghis Khan’s campaigns killed as many as 40 million people.

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19  “ The Nature of man is evil.”  Hanfeizi believed the only way to achieve order was to pass strict laws and impose harsh punishments.  Strength, not goodness was a ruler’s greatest virtue.

20  The founder of Daoism was known as Laozi.  Unlike Confucianism and Legalism, Daoism was not concerned with bringing order to human affairs. Instead, Daoists sought to live in Harmony with nature.  Daoists rejected conflict and strife.  Daoists viewed government as unnatural and the cause of many problems.  Daoists, believed the best government was one that governed the least.

21  1. How did the beliefs of Confucius differ from that of Hanfeizi?  2. What is filial piety? Why do you think Confucius held this relationship in the highest regard?  3. How did Daoists view government? Why do you think the Daoists viewed government in that manner?  4. Create a three boxed chart, then write the differences and similarities between Daoism,Confucianism,Legalism.


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