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Mohism -> Mozi -> Book 4 -> Universal Love III -> 12

Therefore, universal love is really the way of the sage-kings.
王公大人It is what gives peace to the rulers
and sustenance to the people.
君子 The gentleman would do well to understand and practise universal love;
then he would be gracious as a ruler,
loyal as a minister,
affectionate as a father,
filial as a son,
courteous as an elder brother,
and respectful as a younger brother.
君子So, if the gentleman desires to be a gracious ruler, a loyal minister, an affectionate father, a filial son, a courteous elder brother, and a respectful younger brother,
universal love must be practised.
It is the way of the sage-kings and the great blessing of the people.


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