Sacred Edicts

The "Sacred Edicts" was produced around 1662 and was kept in the same format until it was revised in 1723. Its original purpose was to be used in local rituals and village lectures. The most important words in the Sacred Edicts are probably number three: "Cultivate peace and concord in your neighborhoods, in order to prevent quarrels and litigations." This edict seems the most important because its expressing that we not only make peace with our neighbors in the city but the country make peace with its neighboring countries to prevent misunderstandings, fights, and even war. The themes in the edicts are basically a standard for how one should live their lives if they want to be great and ...

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them from doing what is wrong." As a society today we have to heavily stress on this edict. If you do not teach and be a great role model or a positive authority figure then the young will grow up to be ignorant, disobedient, and do wrong all the time. These new sources help give a better understanding of what we have been talking about in ...

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