Confucius

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Amy Chua, author of the best-selling ‘Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother’

Parenting is a tough business, not least because of the plethora of contradictory advice. Should you be a “Tiger mother”, or a “helicopter father”? Or(...)

Confucius: Master of self-cultivation. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

The election of Donald J Trump has led to grim predictions about the fate of the “free world”. Moral authority has shifted away from the United States(...)

Students cheer during a morale-building event ahead of the upcoming national college entrance examination at Hengshui No 2 High School in  Hebei province. Photograph: Reuters

As Irish Leaving Cert students take a breather today, they might spare a thought for the 9.4 million Chinese high-school students sitting college entr(...)

Statue of Confucius

In Matthew’s gospel, Jesus summarises the whole of the Old Testament in a single phrase: “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.”This maxi(...)