Core values

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子曰:「出則事公卿,入則事父兄,喪事不敢不勉,不為酒困,何有於我哉!」
Confucius said: “I have never found it difficult to serve my superiors abroad; show respect to my elders at home; mourn the dead with proper reverence; and not be overcome with wine.”

Core Confucian values: loyalty (忠/zhōng), filial piety (孝/xiào), the rites (禮/), and, er, the ability to hold your liquor. I guess I can see the connection….

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