Filial piety

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  • The Importance Of Entering The Sea Of Mundane World

    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 illusory mind and the defile mundane world. Let us regularly visualize the seed of light JA then when we enter the world to do service for others we will not easily be corrupted or pulled into the current of the sea of sufferings. For example, when life’s whirlwind has us always busy and whirring about, we can practice the seed JA. Our mind will be more restful and gentle,…

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  • Intertwined Core Concepts Of My Culture

    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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  • The Painted Wall Essay

    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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  • Confucian Filial Piety In Taiwan

    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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  • Filial Piety In Hong Kongzi

    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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  • Filial Piety By Mu Lien Analysis

    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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  • Hamlet Essay: Filial Piety And Its Consequences

    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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  • Summary: The Cultural Norms Of Filial Piety In Urban China

    Preliminary findings 1. Care diamond in urban China 1.1 Family The cultural norms of ‘filial piety’ is rooted in China. The majority of interviewed government officials and managers in care agencies suggest the role of family (spouse and children) is the first source for care services and financial support for older people. Some interviewers express their opinions that the supports from children to older parents should be made compulsory/regulated by laws. Example: ‘the role of family must be…

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  • Socrates And Euthyphro's Definition Of Piety

    When Socrates finds out that Euthyphro is charging his own father with the negligent homicide of a slave, he asks Euthyphro what Piety is. Euthyphro believes that prosecuting his father is his responsibility as he believes that he must act with piety. He declares that no matter what the case, even if it is family who killed someone who was not a relative, this is his first reasoning for the prosecution. Socrates responds to Euthyphro’s reasoning saying that this definition is too broad. Socrates…

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  • Euthyphro And Socrates Piety

    Throughout Euthyphro, Socrates and Euthyphro discuss the nature of piety. Socrates asks Euthyphro to explain what the pious and the impious are (5d) and inquires about the form or characteristics of piety (6e). In response, Euthyphro states that “what’s loved by the gods is pious, and what’s not loved by the gods is impious” (7a). Socrates and Euthyphro agree that “the gods quarrel and differ from one another, and that there’s mutual hostility among them” (7b). Following this agreement, Socrates…

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