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  • Chinese Occupation In Tibet
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    Chinese Occupation of Tibet I believe that Chinese occupation in Tibet is a tragedy that should bedel t with before a total genocide of the Tibetan cultures occurs. This is a very serious topic that has been avoided since the late 1940's. Chinese occupation in Tibet is one of the great tragedies in history. The Communist government is trying to completely erase the Tibetan culture. Since the Tibetan religion is Buddhism they have vowed to never hurt another living creature, and because of this t...
  • Official Confucian Cult
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    Chinese Religious and Ethical Systems It has often been said that the Chinese are not deeply religious. It is true that they have shown a comparative indifference to metaphysical speculation; Chinese culture was perhaps the first to develop an intellectual skepticism concerning the gods. Confucianism Confucius (Kong Zi) lived from 551 to 479 BC in the state of Lu (in modem Shandong province). He came from a family of officials and his concern was with the restoration of the Way (Dao) of the anci...
  • Religions Of China
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    Daniel L. Overmyer " religions of China; the World as a Living System Long Grove, Illinois Waveland Press, Inc. Copyright 1986125 Page Count Daniel Overmyer's, Religions of China, discusses the historical developments of the different religions of China. It also addresses the impact religion has on the daily life of the Chinese in the past and present. Overmyer introduces the Chinese living system with his knowledge of Feng-shut, and how everything is connected by shared rhythms. "These rhythms ...
  • Confucian Morality
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    Confucianism By Spencer J. Palmer The Confucian focus upon moral example, as the basis of harmony in society, government, and the universe is consistent with LDS views. However, Confucius was not interested in metaphysics or theology; he did not advocate belief in God, nor did he talk about life after death. He was concerned with humans in their social setting. Arguments that Confucianism is not a religion have often been answered by references to its sacred text. One could also point to the liv...
  • Chinese Buddhist Scholars
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    Historical China represents a cultural, and, most of the time as well, a political unity. But the country was not completely ignorant of or entirely untouched by outside influences. There had always been contact with Central Asia and India, the center of another great civilization at the time. And this happened especially through the spread of the Buddhist religion. India, in contrast to China, had often been more politically fragmented than unified. For this reason, India never posed a real thr...

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