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Mencius Speaks: The Cure For Chaos

Mencius Speaks: The Cure For Chaos by Tsai Chih Chung

Opens with a brief biography of Mencius, followed by vignette like topics on benevolence and profit, original heart, the importance of having a child as a filial duty, the difference between saving one's sister-in-law from drowning by touching her (expediency over propiety) and not saving the kingdom by expediency, which doesn't work, and more.
Tags: graphic novel/manga, history reviews: far east, non-fiction: philosophy

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