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Discuss the Confucian Five Virtues, ren, li, shu, ziao and wen.

Define each one succinctly and answer the question: What impact would the general practice of these virtues have on your world today?

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"Ren" is the virtue of benevolence, charity, and humanity. This is the first key to gentlemanly behavior. The practice of this virtue will enhance the happiness of the world about us, and our own happiness, by increasing our popularity among our fellow men.

"Li" contains some of the precepts for gentlemanly conduct. These are: correct behavior, or propriety, good manners, politeness, ceremony, worship. These principles will guide the devout Confucian in every social occasion, whether it be an ...