The Five Necessities of Chinese Culture
There are five elements build up the foundation of Chinese society, tradition, and beliefs today:
These five necessities are important to all societies, and different to all cultures; the Chinese culture being the most unique of them all.
"The faults of a superior person are like the sun and moon. They have their faults, and everyone sees them; they change and everyone looks up to them."
"To put the world in order, we must first put the nation in order; to put the nation in order, we must put the family in order; to put the family in order, we must cultivate our personal life; and to cultivate our personal life, we must first set our hearts right."