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Sexism in Confucianism

It is often said that Confucianism is sexist. The most famous (or infamous) saying of Confucius about women is "Shaoren and girls are difficult to handle. If you get familiar with them they cease to be humble. If you keep them away, they get resentful.” (Analects 17:25) This sure sounds insulting to women. Over time Confucian teachings were expanded upon. A well-known sexist Confucianism commandments is “Since the age of seven, men and women should not share a room or food” and “When young,…

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Added by Damien Marie AtHope on June 12, 2015 at 1:36am — No Comments

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