Way of the Warrior, or Warrior's Way. It is the warrior caste's code of ethics and philiosophy, and was an idealized neo-Confucian concept devised to prevent rebellion by the warrior caste. Bushido included six ideals: giri (duty); shiki (resolve); ansha (generosity); fudo (immovable temperment); doryo (magnaminity); ninyo (humanity). It was popularized during the Tokugawa shogunate in order to keep the unemployed warriors occupied.

Pronounced: boo-she-doe

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