- Words: 372
- Length: 1 Pages
- Topic: Death and Dying (general)
- Paper #: 99946916
Old Age: Confucius
Confucius, the great Chinese sage, was known for his stand on culture, old age, respect and admiration for one's parents and ancestors and tradition. Chinese revere tradition and everything old is also considered wise and better. For this reason Confucius felt that respecting one's elders and learning from them was the wisest and most admirable thing a young person could do. This he referred to as filial piety.