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Picture of ConfuciusKung Fu-tzu


Confucist

Chinese

sixth-fifth century, B.C.


Founder of the Confucist school of thought, Kung Fu-tzu's teachings are recorded in the Lun Yu, or Analects. This book records a collection of sayings and conversations with Kung and his disciples.

Some of his more important ideals include: jen(goodness), his highest principle, yung(bravery), li(rites), yi(duty), shu(consideration), and chung(loyalty). Following li will lead to better relations between people, Yi ensures that people will follow.

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