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balance of power among various social groups, leading to a variety of competing perspectives on the social order and social identity. Even though the mission of statesmen/stateswomen is to maintain the existing social order, they must closely monitor these changes. In addition, statesmen/stateswomen need

In: Journal of Chinese Humanities

, like politics, law is based on the idea of an independent judiciary and a system of checks and balances—at the foundational level, is there really much else to discuss? In the future, these fields can continue to create meaningful discourse by addressing issues as they arise from technological change

In: Journal of Chinese Humanities

the separation of politics and law, and the corresponding mechanisms of checks and balances, democracies clarify, to the maximum degree possible, the limits to the exercise of power. This prevents policy makers from ignoring the basic interests of the majority, willfully deciding on policy matters

In: Journal of Chinese Humanities

critique of man’s hypocritical sacralization of his own self-interest in Civilization and Its Discontents . 20 Within the Greek vision of the maximum fulfillment of human capacity, this issue is commonly linked to the concept of justice, in the sense of the interpersonal balancing of conflicting needs

In: Journal of Chinese Humanities

proliferating publications riddled with “false findings” and “false annotations.” This ever-worsening phenomenon of “false arranging” of ancient texts has destroyed the academic balance in this area and has made it difficult for many a puzzled reader to determine the quality of a text. In 2017, scholars

In: Journal of Chinese Humanities

lament for the lost South, lost country, lost self, and lost culture was dual behavior. It washed away the deep sense of shame as it summoned up more rosy sentiments, which in turn became a subtle form of redemption. For these people, the most embarrassing necessity was seeking a balance between the old

In: Journal of Chinese Humanities

stratified and diminished at multiple official levels and the officials of different levels trying to usurp public land, the state land-granting system lost its balance and the privatization of land ownership became inevitable. Ever since the 31st year of Emperor Qin Shihuang, when he asked all landlords as

In: Journal of Chinese Humanities

. As an ethical tradition, Confucian virtues are believed to help in recreating social and moral networks that provide individuals and groups with a sense of security and belonging. In reviving Confucianism, we must maintain the balance between tradition and modernity. Any attempt to embrace one

In: Journal of Chinese Humanities

superficially, should not be considered lacking in balance.” 14 Note 3 states: “This book does not presume to discuss the court. In each case where mention of politics is unavoidable, I pass over it in a few words, because I really do not dare to use the pen that writes of love between men and women to offend

In: Journal of Chinese Humanities

strengthen the memories of war aggression. 19 The government struggled to balance the pillar of nationalism with friendship in the name of establishing capital and technology for economic reform. 20 Despite the government control over “how people commemorate the war with Japan,” as the state faces an

In: Journal of Chinese Humanities