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    own. To adapt to a new environment and to learn a new language and customs, takes hard work and perseverance. Although she claims that, “My biggest accomplishment is raising my kids,” moving to a new country to be a working mom is a close second. Loan Phan deserves tribute because of her impactful influence on others. She is a mother who is loving and is always ready to pass on knowledge to those around her. She teaches the younger people her experiences and life lessons he has learned. On example of this is revealed through an interview with her oldest daughter: “She’s pushed me to love and accept my Vietnamese heritage and take pride in where I’ve come from.” She is also a daughter to her parents, and passes on her mindset of filial piety to her children. She learned her values and morals from her parents, once saying, “I look up to my mom and dad”. Back in 2006, she visited her sick father in Vietnam, to whom she was the closest to in the family/ Her confidence and caring character influences others. She relays what she has learned to her children daily. Loan Phan deserves tribute because of her admirable characteristics, because of her noteworthy accomplishments, and because of her impactful influence on others. Her calm and strong character makes her an admirable person. These traits make her a dependable person for advice and taking to. Two achievements that she has are being a working mom and moving to a new country. These required perserverance, ahrd…

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    Confucius Propriety

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    Document 5.1 Confucius: The Analects pages 217-219 1. Ritual and proper behavior (propriety) as well as “filial piety” all play an important role in the making of a virtuous man. Why is all of this so important in Confucius’s understanding of a good society? Filial piety is a child’s reverence for and commitment to his or her parents and by extension to all superiors, especially one’s elders. The cultivation of filial piety in all members of society is a key to a happy, peaceful,…

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    more precisely, who is the real and who is not? First of all, the experience of the fairyland is merely an imagination of the scholar, as the historian of the strange comments below the original story The Painted Wall: “If a man has a lustful mind, then filthy scenes will arise; if a man has a filthy mind, then terrifying scenes will arise (Zeitlin 216).” Even though the director Chan reproduces the illusion of the scholar Zhu in a modern perspective, he still maintains the idea of Pu Songling.…

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    every human with at least one essential moral of life and it is a responsibility of the youth to try and learn these principles from their elders. A good family will allocate a specific time for adolescents to hear what their elders have to say and emphasize the importance of listening attentively. Within Native American families, it is common for the elders to be expected to pass down their knowledge to younger members of the family. Elders have acquired a set of guidelines throughout their…

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    Chinese all over world are trying to be filial to fit the moral standard of Chinese society. In western world, when children grow up to eighteen-years-old, they are supposed to leave the family and are not required to take care of their parents. However, it is different in eastern Confucian ideology. In Taiwan, if children refused to take care of their old parents, they are considers guilty and it is a crime. The government even forced the youths to server their elders. Taiwan’s family law…

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    For example, when we are selfish and do not know how to love and care for our parents, the seed RA will awaken us to the filial piety and open up the door of mutual understanding with our parents. Entering the Sea of Mundane World is entering into a stormy sea of sufferings, an unpredictable and profound sea of consciousness. Entering the Sea of Mundane World with Clarity and Purity means that clarity and purity of the True Mind are there even when we enter into the immense sea that is the…

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    photo. The reason behind his seemingly exaggerated reactions is because he gained “face” and felt extremely dignified for being commended in front of the president and the other deans. The concepts of connection and Doctrine of the Mean can be seen from this example as well. It was because of the president’s connection with my dad’s friend, a former classmate that my dad agreed to help him out, no matter how reluctant he might have been. Similarly, the Doctrine of the Mean can justify why…

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    Throughout the long history of China, there are many extraordinary thoughts created by a lot of famous philosophers. Although there are many different schools of teachings and most of them are in opposition to each other, they still share some similarities. In the textbook, Kongzi and Laozi’s teachings serve as a good example. In the Analects, Kongzi emphasizes on ren and xiao which mean benevolence and filial piety, respectively. He believes that filial piety and benevolence are interconnected…

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    To Confucians, and therefore, the majority of Chinese at the time, the Buddhism that had entered China did not adhere to their beliefs about filial piety. To the majority of Chinese, they saw Buddhists as people who had abandoned their parents and left them to take care of themselves-- quite the opposite of filial piety. However, with the story Mu-lien rescuing his mother, this changed and allowed Buddhism to promote itself as a religion that encourages filial piety, contrary to what Confucians…

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    Filial Piety and its Consequences William Shakespeare’s Hamlet explores the relationships between parents and their grown children and the consequences of those relationships. The bond between child and parent is different than any other type of love. The child is clearly subordinate to the older and more powerful parent, and for many children, parents act as their largest role models. Prince Hamlet of Demark loses his father two months before the start of the play, and the narrative consists…

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