Humans Have a Different Way

As a rule, those born as a human should know that good people have a different way of doing things than animals. Certainly, people have the five relationships, and the relationship betwen lord and retainer, and father and child are the most important.
The second year of Ansei, March. “Seven Regulations for Samurai”

元旦 人の禽獣に異なる所以
凡そ生れて人たらば、宜しく人禽獣に異なる所以を知るべし。蓋し人には五倫あり、而して君臣父子を最も大なりと為す。
安政二年三月「士規七則」

 

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