Mencius Mother, Three Moves

In honor of Mother’s Day, here’s an adaptation of a traditional Chinese folktale. When Mencius was just a little boy, his father died. Mencius’ mother,…





Attitudes Toward Confucianism

A few months ago, we set out to assess Americans’ self-reported knowledge of, and attitudes toward, Ruism. To achieve this, we conducted a survey of…


Learning About Confucianism in College

A few months ago, we set out to assess Americans’ self-reported knowledge of, and attitudes toward, Ruism. To achieve this, we conducted a survey of…




All the Problems in the World

Each and every human being is urged to engage in a process of moral refinement, as each and every human being has the capability to…


The Wisdom of Journaling

Zengzi said, “Every day I examine myself on three counts. When working for others, did I fail to do my best? With my friends, did…