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The Historical Social Networks and Influential Relationships of China

The title of this post refers to Guanxi. I first heard of Guanxi from the China Law Blog, which referred to the Silicon Hutong Blog… 354 more words


The "Me Within Me"

The Confucian thinker Mencius said “All humanity has the mind which cannot bear to see the suffering of others”
(Mencius 2A.6)

My thoughts:

Introspection is the key, 44 more words


On The Root of Humaneness and The Rudiments of Harmony

The Confucian thinker Mencius maintained that “all things are complete in oneself”. Confucius himself said that “Humanity is born with uprightness”.

It seems to me that within each person is the root of humaneness and the rudiments of a peaceful and harmonious way. 55 more words


Classical India and China: Foldable Mini-Project

Hi, guys!

Over the next two days, you’ll need to work to complete the foldable organizer you made today in class.  You’ll be gathering information on the classical civilizations of India and China, and looking at belief systems like Hinduism, Buddhism, Legalism, Daoism, and Confucianism. 305 more words

Unit Two

The Practical And Adaptive Nature of Confucian Humanism

Among the qualities of Confucianism which appeal to me are the personal and practical nature of its teachings, and the ease with which such may be adapted to any circumstance or situation. 401 more words


On The Mind Which Cannot Bear The Suffering of Others (Mencius 2A.6)

From the moment of my birth I have been sensitive to discomfort of any degree, and have from that very moment asserted my will to seek comfort as my preferred state of being. 154 more words


Beautiful simplicity

Our challenge is to integrate the wisdom of emptiness, the fullness of love and the stillness of peace into a beautiful simplicity that flows through every moment of our lives.