Dai Kui( Chinese scientist, sculptor, painter from Eastern Jin Dynasty.)
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Biography Dai Kui
(ca. 330, Tsyaotszyunchzhi, modern. Suseanu, prov. Anhui - 395) --
Refused to enter the state. service in protest against the decline of morals in the court and in the country. From atheistic position opposed to the traditional idea of retribution and especially - against the Buddhist doctrine of reward for good deeds in subsequent reincarnations. D.K. original manner comprehended the concept of five elements (the INS). He singled out two components of the human person - the "nature" (INS), with which a person is born, and "pneuma" (qi), five of which (the INS) may be in the process of education to change human. Predefined thus the quality of individual "nature" and "air" affect the longevity of man, his intellectual capacity, etc.. But adversity and prosperity depend on what shape the specific and largely accidental circumstances. The doctrine of retribution for good and evil should be understood as "spiritual teachings sovershennomudryh 'preference for good works, but not as a doctrine of the power of spirits.