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Dao·ism

 (dou′ĭz′əm)
n.
Variant of Taoism.

Dao′ist n.
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Noun1.Daoism - philosophical system developed by Lao-tzu and Chuang-tzu advocating a simple honest life and noninterference with the course of natural events
philosophical doctrine, philosophical theory - a doctrine accepted by adherents to a philosophy
Tao - the ultimate principle of the universe
Taoism - religion adhering to the teaching of Lao-tzu
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Catholicism and Protestantism are among five recognized faiths--alongside Buddhism, Daoism and Islam that are governed in China by a State Administration for Religious Affairs and managed by officially approved patriotic associations.
Both Plato's and Aristotle's first principles are unlike the sources in Daoism and early Confucianism in being distinct and knowable.
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Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Daoism, Zoroastrianism, Jainism, and the Abrahamic religions all have their roots in the period, along with the secular approach initiated by the Greeks.
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He surveys the vast religious landscape of China's alternative religions today, including "gray-market" religious groups, ethnic minority traditions, qigong groups such as Falun Gong, local vernacular expressions of popular Chinese religion, historically rebellious and often millenarian religious groups such as that which spawned the Tiaping Rebellion (1850-1864), syncretic groups, Buddhist and Christian offshoots, secret societies (huidaomen), triads, unrecognized world religions or branches thereof, and the so-called heterodox "evil cults" (xiejiao) that do not fit into the PRC's five recognized religions of Buddhism, Daoism, Protestantism, Catholicism, and Islam.
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