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confucian

kuhn fyooh shuhn

  • n  a believer in the teachings of Confucius
  • a  relating to or characteristic of Confucianism
News & Articles

  • China orders children to visit their aging parents
    BEIJING - China has for centuries prided itself on tight-knit families bound by filial piety, a Confucian concept that requires children to respect and take care of their parents for life.
    July 2, 2013 - Reno Gazette-Journal
  • China orders children to visit aging parents
    China has for centuries prided itself on tight-knit families bound by filial piety, a Confucian concept that requires children to respect and take care of their parents for life.
    July 2, 2013 - Sheboygan Press
Quotes

  • Catherine Lim in Boston Globe (registration)
    It's a very Asian, Confucian thing, especially if you take it to the point where you make them lose face. That is absolutely intolerable, even in a society as modern as Singapore,said Lim, who has angered the government before with her...
  • Peter Chan in Scotsman
    The way Chinese write history is so out of touch with reality. Maybe because of Confucian teaching, we believe that people should be noble, so we hide anything that is real,Chan says. "It's a tradition of Chinese movies, dramas, operas and...

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