The original text of the Great Way is also the Great Way. The world is for the public, select the virtuous and capable, keep faith and cultivate harmony. Old friends do not only have their own parents, nor do they have their own sons, so that the old can die, the strong can be useful, the young can grow up, the widowed, widowed, lonely, alone, disabled and sick can all be supported, men can be divided, and women can return. Evil goods are not to be disposed of in the earth, nor to be concealed in oneself; evil power is not to be used out of body, nor to be used for oneself. Therefore, Datong does not close its doors to the outside world.
When the road is implemented, the world is shared by people. People with high moral character and capable people are selected to be honest and cultivate a harmonious atmosphere. So people don’t just love their parents, not only love their children, to make the elderly can all his old age, middle-aged people to play due to society, young children can grow up smoothly, make the old and a man without a wife, and a man without a husband, his childhood, children, old and no son of man, can get support for the disabled. Men have jobs and women have a destination.Oppose wasteful practices of discarding property on the ground, but not taking it for yourself;People are willing to do their best for public things, not necessarily for their own self-interest. Therefore, treachery will not happen, and theft, revolt and victimization will not happen. So the door doesn’t have to be closed, which is called the ideal society.
The Journey of the Great Way was written by Confucian scholars in the late Warring States Period or during the Qin and Han Dynasties. Avenue refers to the highest ideal in ancient politics. Implementation. Selected from “Book of Rites and Rites”. “Book of Rites”, one of the Confucian classics, Dai Sheng of the Western Han Dynasty compiled and compiled various ceremonial works before the Qin and Han Dynasties, with a total of 49 articles.
“Avenue” refers to the highest standard of social governance, and the effect of its governance is the ideal state of national prosperity and the peace of the people. “Datong” can be understood as the ideal society of Confucianism or the highest stage of human society. “Avenue” and “Datong” were both ideal realms in people’s minds at that time. The two words had obvious ideal colors and entrusted people’s yearning for a better life in the future.