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Dao: China’s Style of Socialism

James Aldrin W. Agcaoili


The purpose of this research is to find the importance of Daoism in the creation of the ideology of Socialism with Chinese Characteristics. The study will start with a background of Socialism with Chinese Characteristics and Daoism; then move on to explaining the relationship between Socialism with Chinese Characteristics and some principles of Daoism; which will lead the writer to analyze on how China was able to come up with its own way of Socialism. Furthermore, this paper will identify specific aspects of China’s Socialism that is in line with Daoism. Lastly, the writer intends to argue the importance of Daoism as the baseline of China’s Socialism.


Daoism; Socialism with Chinese Characteristics; Yin and Yang

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