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    important? What does Heaven want from the people? Why do people not get what they desire most? From Mozi’s understanding and reasoning of ancient Chinese philosophy he would answer, to not live a lifestyle beyond necessity, have “universal love”, and have high moral standards. His values and concepts of philosophy are much different than those of modern day philosophies. Mozi believed in everyone living a life of moderation, compared to be divided into the rich and the poor. He said that temperance and

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    Since 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 more

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    River of China began two important civilizations from which came thriving societies as well as philosophies that still shape the world today. Looking at the writings of Bhagavad-Gita and Hsün Tzu, two writings from the ancient years of those civilizations, gives the people of today a glimpse of the lives, belief systems, and societal makeup each community held. With these writings in hand, the philosophies each society held seem increasingly different, altered by their histories, yet still serve the

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    Through the whole of history’s existence, religions, philosophies and personal belief systems have been around to shape and mold life into what it is today. Religions all around the world have their own belief systems, sometimes even more than one. And though one religion or philosophy may develop in a specific corner of the world, there is always at least two paths they could travel. A system can either remain personally sacred to the founders, themselves, or it may become a popular belief to other

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    Comparing the Philosophy of Life in Christianity and Chinese Buddhism Chinese Philosophy not only is the fruit of thinking of the Chinese nation, but also is the important component part of world culture. In Chinese philosophy, there are three main parts: Confucianism, Buddhism and Taoism. Among them, Chinese Buddhism, which came from India, experienced a course of sinicization under the influence of Chinese traditional culture represented mainly by Confucianism and Taoism , so it keeps the

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    洪颖琳 philosophy speech Traditional Chinese Medicine is one of the oldest medical systems in the world. It generally adresses how and what causes ilness in a particular patient and then treats the patient, not the ilness, unlike Western scientific Medicine which generally provides treatment for a specific illness. Chinese medicine does not believe that bacteria and viruses are the cause of disease. Instead, it talks about influences that cause "disharmony" in Yin and Yang. Yin and Yang is basically

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    Chinese Philosophies

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    with benefits for everyone. There are many philosophies and ideas on how to achieve that goal, but aside from big government procedures there are roles and ideas that affect how that specific country should be run. Many countries have very similar thoughts on certain issues while they could also disagree with other concept. In classical India and China the roles of gender and the thoughts on family display many similarities, while different philosophies and their religious beliefs influenced their

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    Sun Yat-sen and the Nationalist Revolution Sun Yat-sen was an early Chinese revolutionary who founded the nationalist movement. This movement was almost entirely Western in its beginnings. Sun Yat-sen was almost entirely Western educated, including secondary school in Hawaii. He originally intended to pursue a military career, but instead decided to go to medical school in Hong Kong. He knew little of classical Chinese studies, thinking them useless, he gained respect it seemed more for his grasp

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    Ancient Chinese Civilization

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    China has had many changes throughout its history. China unlike many other countries had the opportunity to grow with minimal outside interference. Due to this they created unique Chinese philosophy, writing, and government. There are two other countries that China greatly influenced. These countries are Vietnam, Korea, and Japan. China was one of the few countries in the world that grew with minimal interference from its outside neighbors. The reason for this is due to China’s geography. One of

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    comes into contact with a Chinese painting, the style is almost instantly recognizable. The attention to detail, craftsmanship, and vast depictions of elaborate landscapes appear to pay homage to mother earth in an attempt to reach a state of eternal balance with nature and life. Before this equilibrium could be achieved, one must attain internal discipline. This was required before one began mastering their brushwork in Chinese culture. In Mai Mai Sze’s “The Way of Chinese Painting,” 1959, New York:

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