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By Zhongwen Shi, Qiaosheng Chen

China's tradition provides a short perception into chinese language tradition masking themes akin to China's ideology, ethics, morality, political and non secular principles, monetary proposal, rules on acquiring fabric wealth, customs, technological know-how and know-how, schooling, and literature and humanities. China has a wonderful heritage of civilization that spans millions of years. Its tradition is wealthy in content material and historical past. Of the 4 old civilizations on this planet, in basic terms the chinese language civilization has witnessed cultural continuity. The long term continuation of the chinese language civilization has benefited from the 3 nice procedures of openness and integration. this day, a chinese language tradition with a extra glossy personality is taking root.Table of Contents :1. Introverted and Open Cultural Identity.2. chinese language Thought.3. Virtues Upheld by way of the Chinese.4. Political & non secular Concepts.5. The recommendations of financial system and Wealth.6. traditional lifestyles & Customs.7. technological know-how & Technology.8. Education.9. Arts & Literature.This name is a part of The Sinopedia sequence that includes:01. China's Culture02. China's Diplomacy03. China's Economy04. China's Environment05. China's Ethnic teams and Religions06. China's Geography07. China's History08. China's criminal procedure 09. China's nationwide Defense10. China's Political System11. China s technology, expertise, and Education12. China's Social improvement

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According to Confucianism, keeping good faith is the basic method to improve one’s moral integrity. Confucius not only regarded faith as the basis of a person’s life but also as the basis of a nation. He believed that “a country will collapse if people have no faith in it”—without people’s trust, the administration of a country won’t be able to stand. Mencius further elevated the ethical principles of honesty and faith to the law of nature, with philosophical intellectual analysis that subtly proved the objectivity, reasonability, and absoluteness of the faith principle.

390–338 bc) legal reform and Ying Zheng’s unification of the six Warring states. Shang Yang’s reform not only laid an economic and military foundation for Qin prosperity, it also established the political structure of the Qin Kingdom. Later, Ying Zheng, the first Qin emperor, continued and reformed the structure, forming the system of prefectures and counties, standard characters and vehicles, standard weights and measures, and other national systems. The Han Dynasty generally followed this system but adopted Confucianism as the official ideology.

One enjoys a parent’s tender love and gradually develops the love and respect for the family. This is the natural psychological basis for benevolence. Extending this family love, one develops love for others and treats everyone with a loving heart. Thus, one establishes a loving and harmonious interrelationship with Murals portraying virtuous and dutiful people, Qinglong Temple, Jishan County, Shanxi. Confucianism advocates loyalty, filial piety, chastity, and righteousness. Chapter 3 Virtues Upheld by the Chinese 39 one another and finally extends it to everything in the world.

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