The Scholar studies the Men of Antiquity to become an Exemplar in Future Ages | Book of Rites (Li Ji)

A PASSAGE FROM THE LI JI THAT DEFINES THE AMERICAN MINERVAN, REFLECTING ITS IDEA OF PERFECTIBILISM AND REPUBLICANISM. This single passage defines all that we aim toward in this life; and is therefore, the most important to the ideal of The American Minervan. It also tells you, as the reader something you find curious, rather Continue reading The Scholar studies the Men of Antiquity to become an Exemplar in Future Ages | Book of Rites (Li Ji)

Lao Tzu advises Confucius not to be overwhelmed by human affairs

Lao Tzu advises Confucius not to be overwhelmed by human affairs in this film. “Chaos is everywhere.” Lao Tzu: “Men habitually long for fame and authority.” Kong Qui: “Then what should I, your pupil, do? I cannot hang useless on the door-beam like a dried-out gourd.” “The Master’s words are profound, but I must be Continue reading Lao Tzu advises Confucius not to be overwhelmed by human affairs