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This assignment is on the Chinese culture. I will be talking about their beliefs, traditions, and values.

Ever wonder about another’s person culture when you’re around them? Well I have. Before I begin my paper on the beliefs, traditions, and values on the Chinese culture, let me give you a little history on the Chinese culture. More than 1 billion people live in China, China is one of the world's four ancient civilizations, from at least 1766BCE to the twentieth century of the Common Era, and China was ruled by dynasties. A dynasty is a family that passes supremacy from one generation to the next. A state or habit of mind in which trust or confidence is placed in some person or thing; something believed; especially: a tenet or body of tenets held by a group; conviction of the truth of some statement or the reality of some being or phenomenon especially when based on examination of evidence are all meanings of the word belief. It’s said, “China’s history includes a wide variety of belief systems that flowed from one into another and that religions that required a belief in a personal creator (such as Christianity or Islam) were harder for the Chinese to embrace than one of an unbroken line of family relationships stretching back to the past.”
So these 6 beliefs all had their part. First, Confucius was a divine being that tried to attempt to convince rulers of the right way to govern, as well as employing scholars to study the classics. Second was Buddhism who they view as him as primary spiritual leader among many other divine Buddha’s. They believe that through proper living and "karma" (the sum of past lives or reincarnation), the soul can be released from suffering. Third, Taoism (or Daoism) is a philosophy and way of life more than a religion. It is the virtue of individuality dealing with nature. Symbols used are fans or Eight Immortals....

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