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Unformatted text preview: care. If you do not respect your parents, what is the difference? (Analects 2:7) 12.11 Let the ruler be a ruler, the father a father. 8.2 Family obligations as the model for all action. If the gentlemen is kind to his relatives, the common people will be inspired toward goodness; if he does not neglect his old acquaintances, the people will honor their obligations to others. 13.18 12.11 let the lord be a true lord, the ministers true ministers, the fathers true fathers, and the sons true sons. 1.2 Master you said, A young person who is filial and respectful of his elders rarely becomes the kind of person who is inclined to defy his superiors and there has never been a case of one who is disinclined to defy his superiors stirring up rebellion. 12.17 To govern means to be correct. If you set an example by being correct yourself, who will dare to be incorrect...
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