Date: Tuesday 29th of January 2013
Title: History Essay: How did religion and medicine contribute to a peaceful society? First Draft:
(2) Example #1: The link between Confucianism and China. (Causes and Consequences) Confucius was born in 51 BC and grew up in poverty. His real name is Kong Zi, the name Confucius, catholic priests finding it easier to use, gave it to him. The causes were that, Confucius said, and wrote in his books, that the past was better than the present. Emperor Qin didn’t like his teachings and burned all his books but that didn’t stop Confucius’s ideas. He said that an Emperor should listen to his people and make them happy. He believed that the Emperor had broken the ways of haven and the soil would not be plentiful and crop would not grow. He said that they should have a good emperor, an emperor that follows the ways of heaven, and that they need a better emperor, one who could be trusted by the people and come from a powerful family. That emperor was Liu Bang, who made the country peaceful again and built schools for the ways of Confucius. Confucius said that people should find happiness in life and find the right way to live in life. He taught people about peace and said that educated people acted and were better than uneducated people. He said, “In a Chinese family, the child should give the parents a constant love and obedience. In return, the parents should give the child a constant love and protection. The Consequences were that China improved and became a more civilized civilization. Confucius’s ways are still being taught today.
(3) Example #2: How Medicine &Religion Changed England. (Causes and Consequences) Religious beliefs have changed the development of medicine in many ways. One method is to drill into people’s heads if they have seizures to “let out the evil spirits.” If a doctor gives a patient a medicine and it does not work but the patient heals by himself the doctor says that the “cure”...
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