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Mohism -> Mozi -> Book 4 -> Universal Love III -> 9

Still again, it is true not only in the "Oath of Yu" and the "Oath of Tang"
but also with the " Poems of Zhou."
To quote:
"the way of the (good) emperor is wide and straight,
without partiality and without favouritism.
The way of the (good) emperor is even and smooth,
without favouritism and without partiality.
It is straight like an arrow
and just like a balance.
君子 The superior man follows it,
’, (even) the unprincipled looks on (without resentment)."
Thus the principle that I have been expounding is not to be regarded as a mere doctrinaire notion.
In the past, when Wen and Wu administered the government
both of them rewarded the virtuous and punished the wicked
。” without partiality to their relatives and brothers.
This is just the universal love of Wen and Wu.
墨子And what Mozi has been talking about is really derived from the examples of Wen and Wu.
天下It is incomprehensible then why people should object to universal love when they hear it.


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