A Traditional Virtue illustrated in Couplet Texts - Filial Piety
Filial piety is the key component of traditional Chinese virtue. Among various literary works that aim at promoting filial piety, the most important should be The Book of Odes (《詩經》, also translated as Shih King or The Book of Poetry).
Little Tradition in the Dream of the Red Chamber
Edited by Shen Shilin, Loke Kok Kuen Chinese Cultural Legacy Research Trust Researcher.
Little Tradition in the Chinese Four Classics
This article is an excerpt from Prof. SUN, Tien-Lun 's book, <Themes in Chinese Psychology>. Edited by Shen Shilin, Loke Kok Kuen Chinese Cultural Legacy Research Trust Researcher.
Reflection on the AI Era
The launch of ChatGPT marks the arrival of a new era and stage in the human civilization. After testing it, the experts announced that its conversation ability has exceeded that of 90% of humans.
The Book of Odes (Shi-Jing, 詩經) and Chinese Traditional Virtues
The first collection of poetry in Chinese history – The Book of Odes (Shi-Jing, 詩經) contains descriptions of Chinese traditional virtues – loyalty, filial piety, humanity, righteous, and courtesy (忠、孝、仁、義、禮).
Morality: regulated by the self or regulated by others?
Human beings are, from the biological perspective, animals. However, human beings are also different from animals...
To strive for excellence
“Zi qiang bu xi” (自強不息to strive for excellence) is an ancient Chinese proverb which has been popular for over two thousand years...
Hierarchy of Courage
Mencius proposed a three-level hierarchy of “Yong” (Courage, 勇): the first level of courage is the determinacy to fight back those who jeopardize our dignity
Two-Fold Meaning of Know
Confucius said, "When you know a thing, say that you know it; when you do not know a thing, admit that you do not know it. This is wisdom