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why didn't Confucianism, Taoism, and legalism never really focused on the after life?

and…what would be a good introduction sentence for a essay comparing those three religious beliefs?
and conclusion sent.?


  1. I don’t think they did because man can’t “earn” his way to God. The three methods you speak of all have the belief that man has something he can give to God to make him happy. Man can’t give God anything. God owns EVERYTHING! That’s what makes those systems so sad is that when it’s believers die and go to God they will think God “owes” them something and they won’t make it. It’s just sad…..
    A Topic Sentence.
    “The Great Unknown, Why Confucianism, Taoism, and legalism have left a void in World Religion.

  2. What was written in the bible could not just be changed by any man.
    Rev 22:18 For I testify unto every man that heareth the words of the prophecy of this book, If any man shall add unto these things, God shall add unto him the plagues that are written in this book:
    Rev 22:19 And if any man shall take away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God shall take away his part out of the book of life, and out of the holy city, and from the things which are written in this book.

  3. the (Ibid/above) replies are incorrect based on misconceptions/translation failing, westernized biased viewpoints and judgements.
    Legalism, and Confucianism was founded upon Taoism or rather the writing of the “Tao Te Ching” ( a writ based on Psyhcology & philos,
    Visit a brief intro at wikipedia, search key word “Tao Te Ching”
    then “TaoDepot.com” and more online readings/writings available at the cite sources listed at the bottom of the page.
    To over generalize that the three above mentioned school of thoughts do not believe/or focus in a afterlife, is a hasty & inadequete attempt to label something or to even try to understand truly.


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