Daily Links 05/06/2011

  • Mandate of Heaven text

    tags: China eftrip

    • kings of Xia cultivated earnestly their virtue
    • attack on Xia may be traced to the orgies in Ming Tiao
    • all depends on how you commence your reign
    • conformed to the wisdom of the ancients
    • on the good-doer it sends down all blessings, and on the evil-doer it sends down all miseries
    • Do you but be virtuous, be it in small things or in large, and the myriad regions will have cause for rejoicing. If you not be virtuous, be it in large things or in small, it will bring the ruin of your ancestral temple.”

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