Confucius Opposes Killing 季康子问政于孔子曰：“如杀无道，以就有道，何如” 孔子对曰：“子为政，焉用杀？子欲善而民善矣。君子之德风，小人之德草，草，上之风，必偃。” Confucius: Analects – Book 12 – Chapter 19 Ji Kangzi asked Confucius about the nature of politics: ‘Is it not a matter of
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The Zhouyi (i.e. Yijing) is demonstrably far older than the Dao De Jing, and it is an interesting consideration that the author(s) of the latter may well have been copying the organisation structure of the former, as a means to ensure political and social legitimacy for their text.