China Daily- Andrew Moody
“The intriguing aspect of this is to what extent those ideas still continue to spread and penetrate Chinese society.
Many Chinese (even more than Westerners) make fun of some of his more banal sayings while at the same time continue to conform, perhaps unconsciously, to his ideas of family responsibility, order and hierarchy.
Certainly, much continues to be written about how much Confucian thinking informs the business community in China.
Confucius, himself, does not seem to have had much time for commerce, once saying: “The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell.””(more)