WORLD RELIGIONS

RELIGIONS

CONFUCIANISM

Question [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What did Confucius believe was the best way to ensure an ordered society?
A
By people acting and behaving any way they choose
B
By creating a strong police force to control the people
C
By creating a country where individuals have few rights
D
By people respecting the rights of others and acting properly
Explanation: 

Detailed explanation-1: -Confucius believed in the importance of education in order to create this virtuous character. He thought that people are essentially good yet may have strayed from the appropriate forms of conduct.

Detailed explanation-2: -Confucius believed that all people‚Äďand the society they live in-benefit from a lifetime of learning and a moral outlook. Confucius was a Chinese philosopher, politician, and teacher whose message of knowledge, benevolence, loyalty, and virtue were the main guiding philosophy of China for thousands of years.

Detailed explanation-3: -Confucius taught that rulers had a sacred responsibility to rule virtuously. This meant ruling with self-discipline, attention to the ancient rituals, and putting the welfare and happiness of his subjects first. Ruling in this fashion, Confucius said, set an example of moral goodness for all others to follow.

Detailed explanation-4: -According to Confucius, each person should act with virtue in all social matters; family, community, state, and kingdom, to ensure order and unity.

Detailed explanation-5: -Confucius felt that the family was one of the basic units of the social organization that should be respected. The elderly and infirm were to be cared for by their able family members, while it was the responsibility of the entire family to teach the children to be moral members of society.

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