'Confucius, the Value of Benevolence and What's in it for Humanity?'
Conflict Resolution & Negotiation Journal, Vol. 2011, No. 1, pp. 32–43, 2011
12 Pages Posted: 17 Nov 2011
Date Written: March 31, 2011
Here, in this paper, the practitioner-academician examines Confucius' value of benevolence (ren) and its ways and applications of such value as well as examining the relevance, the benefits and what's in store for humanity when such a value is practiced to full extent. The ways and applications of such value, just to name a few, include setting one's heart on benevolence (ren), valuing people and respecting talents and empowering. Though some may criticize as being utopian or idealistic, such a value when put to practice can really mean doing a lot of goodness by every one and every business to others, and thus making the world a better place to live.
Keywords: ren, value of benevolence, humanity, valuing people, other-centered, upholding peace, non-violence
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