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Discussion -> Other topics -> 「夷狄之有君,不如诸夏之亡也。」

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2015-11-24 11:47:13「夷狄之有君,不如诸夏之亡也。」
Posted by: deqingli (Paul) 子曰:「夷狄之有君,不如诸夏之亡也。」诸夏即使无君无序,但有礼乐之文明传统(有耻且格),可以自我和谐发展;夷狄之即使有君有序(有政有刑却无德无礼),却可能加重祸乱,因其无礼乐传统,不能自我和谐发展,只能尊随一君之尾。举个例子,一支乐曲,诸夏之人皆懂,即使无人指挥,也能相互配合奏出曲调;而夷狄之民则不识、不懂这个曲调(无礼乐传统),没有指挥的指导则不能奏出曲子,指挥对了还行,若指挥反错,则全民都错,这就是灾难,德国和日本就是这种情况。

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