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(551-479 B.C.)

from The Analects
from The Book of Filial Piety

  Confucius (Kongzi), often regarded as the greatest of the Chinese sages and as the most profound influence on Chinese civilization in general, was born in 551 B.C. in the state of Lu, in modern Shandong, where his descendants still … Continue reading

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