Furthermore, Taoism is based on a life principle called the art of wu-wei. This principle advised that the best way to conduct oneself in life was through inaction. One does not need to be aggressive to make things happen or to win battles. On the other hand Confucianism is a philosophical, religious, movement with an emphasis on studying and scholarship. It also teaches the Tao of Heaven and provides moral training that is quite religious.
MAIN POINTS: * Size and rapid growth of China, represent a challenge to establish global order * This clashes with existing assertiveness * The dynamics and future impacts of these power shifts are far from clear understanding and aren’t determined * The thirty years since China launched its policies of reform and opening could be described as the period during which the country has gradually become integrated into the world economy. * China has experienced the most rapid growth of any emerging economy, such that its demands on external resources and markets have reached considerable proportions * As a country that have actively taken part in and reaped the benefits of economic globalization, China has gained new awareness from the world’s existing political and economic structure and has experienced the process of gradually altered itself to this framework. * There was the unsuccessful pro-democracy movement that was suppressed by force in 1989. * Destabilising influences of other revolutions indicates the nation remaining wary of any significant change should it happen. * The ‘bounce back’ in Asian economies saw impressive growth opportunities in China during the 2008 Financial crisis *
China Education and Research Network: http://www.chron.com/voyager/china/resource 4. Edgard Snow bibliografy about Chinese economic develop Research design&methods: help ppls to understand my argument 1. Case study –Why China’s economic, socio-cultural and political reshaping occured in a faster and different way than in other Occident countries? (why I choose this one) 2. Explain case Data TRANSFORMATION AND RESHAPING OF CHINESE SOCIETY INTRODUCTION The transformation of a social group or community is a many-side affair, involving changes on both material and psychological planes.
These were called the Analects or the Lunyu, 論語, the selected sayings, and were later to be processed and interpreted by other famous Confucians such as Mencius and Xunzi. Confucianism, in terms of social and political aspects of society, aims for a peaceful and harmonious society characterized by authoritarianism, blind and absolute obedience to a higher enlightened government, and preaches humane values, that basically put being a selfless, well-meaning and helpful member of community in focus. Confucianism is furthermore a means by which the Chinese
Modernization of China and India GLT 1 111.6.1-11 Globalization has affected many non-western countries over the centuries both positively and negatively especially in China and India with the advancement in technology, changes in culture of the old generations and new generations, adaptation to growth, transportation, and employment. China and India have advanced tremendously over the last few decades in economic growth with China ranking second and India ranking third. During the middle of the twentieth century both China and India were consider among the poorest countries in the world. Prior to China globalizing in 1979, most of the county lived in severe poverty especially in rural areas, the average person did not live past forty, infectious disease was just about everywhere and economic growth was non-existent. In 1979, Xiaoping became the leader in China and reconstructed the government.
The development of collectivism in China One of the most important values in Chinese culture is collectivism. Collectivism is a term that’s used to describe a certain idea that the group interests are more important than personal interests. It is one of the most important values in Chinese culture because Chinese are proud of being people who can “take one for the team”. Also, collectivism played very important roles in many different time periods in China. For example, there was no way ancient Chinese could have survived without really believe in collectivism and being cooperative with others.
Deng Xiaoping has rendered outstanding service to the Chinese people, throughout the revolution, during the development of the People's Republic and especially in recent years when, after the disastrous "cultural revolution", he succeeded in setting the country on the road to socialist modernization. He has proved to be far-sighted and persevering, a man of quick understanding and decisive action. The contribution he has made to the revolution, his courage as an innovator have earned his the trust of the Chinese people. In his long career as a revolutionary, Deng has enjoyed many victories and has also been through severe tests. On more than one occasion, he was subjected to unjust attack simply because he refused to abandon correct views.
For this reason the Chinese government encouraged exporting of porcelain and other goods to Southeast Asia. (Upshur, 2002) The commercial guidelines from the Chinese government gave a specific list of items that were in demand from scattered Southeast Asian ports. With the boom in trade between China and Southeast Asia came a great amount of Chinese traders. These traders began to form communities in Southeast Asia and influenced new lifestyles in which the imported goods from China played an important part. (Archeology and Early Chinese Glass
To better understand the relationship between these two countries, which continuous to puzzle, amaze, and confuse observers it is crucial that one first understand the basis for Chinese influence. China has not only become a very influential country not only in East Asia but in the world. A comprehensive understanding of the reasons behind its success will help analysts understand the roots and reasons behind its relations with North Korea and make it easy to predict the possibilities of their future association. The paper analyzes the development of the political relationship between the two countries from a historical comparative analysis, transitologist and political realist perspectives. The paper concludes that North Korea is becoming increasing dependent on china while china attempts to distance itself and endeavors to build closer relationships with South Korea.
All actions are related to an underlying principle. Kantian thought supports the idea that the actions are justified by a set of rules outlined in Kantianism. Utilitarianism is based on the idea of a greater good. Positive and negative consequences are quantified and the most positive consequence for the greatest amount of people is chosen, sometimes at the expense of others. For utilitarian school of thought, an individual strives to do the most good, even at the expense of the minority.