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Definition of Confucianism


  1. The political morality taught by Confucius and his disciples, which forms the basis of the Chinese jurisprudence and education. It can hardly be called a religion, as it does not inculcate the worship of any god.

Confucianism Quotations

The world will always need revolution. That doesn't mean shooting and violence. A revolution is when you change your thinking. Confucianism and Christianity were both revolutionary.
Jose Mujica

Chinese culture in general is not very religious. Confucianism is more a code of ethics than a religion, and ancestor worship is a way for parents to control you even after they're dead.
David Henry Hwang

Life and human society are the chief concern of Confucianism and, through it, the chief concern of the Chinese people.
Hu Shih

Confucianism strongly condemned the use of drugs like opium.
Robert Trout

Confucianism is all about tempering your instincts with intellectual discipline, with book learning.
Brian Reynolds Myers
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confucianism in Spanish is confucianismo
confucianism in Swedish is konfucianism
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