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founded by han fei tzu
founded by lao tzu
everyone has to play a proper role, stay in your place
simplified chinese, came before pinyin
simplified chinese, more modern than wade-gales and used more
key belief of buddhism, nothing is permanent, everything in life changes
buddhist concept of desire, why humans will never be satisfied
1952, fewer strokes per character
to reach enlightenment by freeing yourself from want
Noble Eightfold Path
knowledge of the cause and end of suffering, kind thoughts, right speech, right conduct, "practice what you preach", right effort to train oneself, keen and active mind, meditate: cleanse the mind
everything is in moderation
a very important confucian virtue: respect your parents
all good things must come to an end
as long as humans continue to want things they will never be happy
in order to end suffering, humans must free themselves from want