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Confucian Ethics

This quote means it is not enough to know what is right; you have to do what is right. Confucius was an early Chinese philosopher who postulated how to live a moral life. Confucius stressed that...

Latest answer posted February 22, 2013 8:59 pm UTC

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Confucian Ethics

Confucius is recognising the necessary role of perseverance and application in the learning process. To truly see and experience the transfomational benefits of learning, we have to be serious and...

Latest answer posted September 26, 2011 9:15 pm UTC

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Confucian Ethics

This is somewhat confusing, as Confucius never claimed deity, and those who practice Confucianism don't worship him as such. This is further complicated by the fact that most of those who follow...

Latest answer posted July 15, 2019 4:07 pm UTC

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Confucian Ethics

I think that Confucianism has left a profound impact on cultural thought. It seems to me that this is not a regional distinction, but rather one that is seen in accepted principles of thought...

Latest answer posted July 19, 2011 11:20 pm UTC

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Confucian Ethics

For the follower of Confucianism, there has to be a level of social accord that follows internal beliefs of the individual. The harmony of the social world is extremely important to the Confucius...

Latest answer posted November 11, 2010 7:36 pm UTC

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Confucian Ethics

I think the parallel that is drawn between runners and learners in #5 is actually very interesting in terms of what Confucius is getting at. To learn effectively, this phrase seems to be saying, we...

Latest answer posted September 26, 2011 9:18 pm UTC

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Confucian Ethics

Confucius (551 BCE to 479 BCE) was a great Chinese philosopher whose thought engulfed personal life, inter-personal relationships, family life, statecraft, morality, ethics, and justice. He based...

Latest answer posted September 24, 2019 5:08 pm UTC

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Confucian Ethics

One of the key things to keep in mind, when speaking about the accomplishments of the Han Dynasty, is that it did not emerge out of a vacuum. Quite on the contrary, it in fact built off of the...

Latest answer posted September 24, 2019 3:26 am UTC

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