Analects of Confucius Essay | Essay

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An Overview of The Analects by Confucius

Summary: This essay is an analysis and critique of the Analects by Confucius. The Analects' views on government, family, society and personal conduct are reviewed, and the author offers his own opinions and interpretations.
In the Analects, Confucius' teachings basically regard how government and kingship should conduct themselves. Through his descriptive writing, he shows many aspects of the expectations of rulers. Confucius has a strong sense of tradition and moral value is in his writing, and this conservative outlook appears as he sketches out his views for a lawful and successful government, and the qualities for a proficient, successful king. This includes his view that government consists of three major components: filiality, humanity, and ritual decorum. All three practices stress important characteristics such as peaceful interaction, respect for others, and dignity.

Filiality is essentially being devoted to your family and completely obedient to your parents' during their lifetime. This includes caring for them as they grow older and carrying on the family line by having children. This practice also tells you to treat others as though they were part of your own...

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