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Does Confucianism have a role in Korea today?

Some 2,500 years after the death of Confucius …Does Confucianism have a role in Korea today?The teachings of Chinese philosopher Confucius have had a profound influence on South Korea. So much so, that the nation is sometimes referred to as the most Confucian society on earth. An emphasis on family, personal betterment and respect for age and authority continue to feature highly in Korean life to this day, some 2,5…
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A long reed but you get to know how Neo Confucianism became that important to Korea:

Neo-Confucianism as the Dominant Ideology in Joseon