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A common value

There is much talk about values and frequently comparisons between Western and Eastern values. There is at least universal agreement on one value, as spelt out below: Buddhism “Hurt not others in ways that you yourself would find hurtful.” (Udana-Varga 5.18) Christianity “Do to others whatever you would like them to do to you.” (Matthew… » read more

Posted by Stanley Crossick

The Chinese Confucian Party?

Daniel Bell, in the Globe and Mail of 19 February 2010 wrote an interesting article about the revival of Confucianism. Only recently, the Chinese Communist Party approved a film about Confucius, starring the handsome leading man Chow Yun-Fat. Bell’s addressing Confucian values in practice is particularly interesting. Confucian intellectuals have put forward political proposals that… » read more

Posted by Stanley Crossick