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    Confucianism, Shintoism, and Taoism

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    Could you please help me with the following questions?:

    1. Are Confucianism, Taoism, and Shintoism religions?

    2. If so, why? If not, what is a religion?

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    Are Confucianism, Taoism, and Shintoism religions? If so, why? If not, what is a religion?  
    First, it is important to understand the basic concepts of these three schools of thought:
    Shintoism is a Japanese nature-based religion that embraces various deities. Followers of this belief-system embrace concepts of peace, sacredness of human life, sincerity, and harmonizing powers.

    Similarly, the ...

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    In approximately 200 words, this solution provides a brief overview of the main tenets of Confucianism, Shintoism, and Taoism, and discusses whether or not they can be classified as religions. Additionally, this solution includes two source links for conducting further research on the topic.

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