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  1. Jul 14, 2004 #1
    What can you tell me about Confucius and his teachings? All I know is the kind of thing you can find in an encyclopedia (e.g. He was born in 550BCE, died 72 years later; considered himself more of a transmitter of the old teachings than a creator of new ones; wrote the analects; &c about his personal life), but I don't really know anything about confuciunism. Is there a good site I could visit?
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  5. Jul 16, 2004 #4
    You can probably get any decent book on Confucious out from the library or find an inexpensive paperback in any good bookstore. I recommend reading Mencius and Sun Tzu as well just to give you a more well-rounded view of the Ancient mind in China.

    "Shall I tell you what knowledge is? It is to know both what one knows and what one does not know" - Confucious
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