My Korean pen pal taught me a little bit about Confucianism.
” There are 5 ethics in human society. We say 삼강오륜” (the Three Bonds and Five Relationships in Confucianism) 129 more words
Quote #2: “Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.”
I couldn’t have said it better myself, oh ancient Chinese philosopher, and mighty founder of Confucianism.9 more words
In the previous post I have outlined how we “Westerners” have tried to resolve the dialectic of Many vs. One, and thus I thought it would be interesting to start a series of posts on the Eastern attempt. 2,356 more words
I have to admit that I have not been as excited about reading and studying somthing since the Bible. Not even reading the Iliad has made me this earnest to learn about something as Chinese philosophy has done. 984 more words
Thanks to the work of your ancestor, a dynasty has been established, and now you find yourself being next in line for the throne. This does not necessarily mean that you are the son of the previous king, since it was also quite common for the throne to go from older brother to younger brother, but in any case, there is a lot of work to do. 936 more words
It’s been a while since I’ve managed to finish a book in less than twenty-four hours. Sure, I’ve finished books in a couple of days, but the last time I finished a book in less than a day was…well, when I was sixteen and having a pretty slow weekend. 1,616 more words