Discussion on Doctrine of “Shangtong” of Mo-tse
In the systematic and rigorous ideology of Mo-tse,"Shangtong" holds a very important position. The purpose that Mo-tse puts forward the opinion of "shangtong" is to change the situation that the people reproach each other and to reverse the declining tendency of the world as wild as a beast. The basic connotation of "shangtong" is to unify the righteousness of the world. And the full practice of "Shang Tong" must rely on the sages officials. The officials grasped the standard that how to reward the charitable person and punish the evil person and thereby to eliminate war and achieve social stability.
【CateGory Index】： B224