The teachings of loyalty, filial piety, compassion, and justice are contained in the Confucian scriptures, but ah! we cannot depend on people to actually follow them themselves.
The Third Year of Ansei, The Fourth of June. “Minutes of the Head Lecturer.”
Posted by Motowori on 2012 May 9
Humanity and Justice have the same root; due to where they are met, the names merely differs. A parent and child’s relation is called Humanity (The parent and the affectionate child both have Humanity). A lord and retainer’s relation is called Justice. This truth flows outward from a true heart.
The Third Year of Ansei, Twenty-second Day of March. “Minutes of the Head Lecturer.”
Posted by Motowori on 2012 February 6