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Righteousness vs Advantage <- Confucius

14 Apr

Any time you see a talking head advocating "national interest" above what is right and good, remember this saying

The man of character cares about what is right,

the inferior man cares about his advantage.

K’ung-fu-tzu, according to the Analects, 4.16 (225 BC)

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Posted by on April 14, 2011 in Foreign Policy, Politics

 

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