Confucius words of wisdom documentary

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Wisdom of the Confucians by Zhou Xun

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Born to an unwed teenage mother, Confucius became China's most revered sage. He left his wife and children to fight oppression of the Chinese people. He died believing he had failed, but his words inspire Chinese people even today. Competing feudal lords dominate China resulting in constant chaos. Shulianghe, retired warrior and governor of Tsou longs for a son. He takes a 16 year old girl as his concubine and she gives birth to a son. Another myth gives a god figure credit for fathering Confucius.

Confucius had a hard life, and he had intimate knowledge of the sufferings of his people. He lived in an era that saw constant warfare between competing warlords and the casting of shadows upon the impressive Chinese civilization that came before. Confucius wanted above all else to change Chinese society of his time and to rescue his nation and her people from the suffering and misery that stalked the land at that time. He was the son of an elderly great warrior and his concubine, and he apparently inherited the unbecoming looks of his father. After his father's death, he and his mother were rejected by the family, but great poverty did not stop Confucius from constantly seeking to learn and grow. In time, he started a school and welcomed students of all means, from the sons of leaders to the sons of penniless workers, teaching the importance of hard work, education for all, and a disregard for class and wealth in the measure of a man. He dreamed of finding a leader who would take him on as his advisor and, in this manner, bring about the great changes to society which he sought.

Confucius had a hard life, and he had intimate knowledge of the sufferings of his people. He lived in an era that saw constant warfare between competing warlords and the casting of shadows upon the impressive Chinese civilization that came before.
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Sign in. Stars on the purple carpet at the Emmys decide which TV show characters would make great superheroes or supervillains , and more. Watch now. Title: Confucius: Words of Wisdom 27 Mar In an age of intrigue and vice, he was a voice of morality and virtue. Confucius's name is synonymous with ageless wisdom. His teachings are credited with helping spur East Asia's current "economic miracle.

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