2018-01-10 19:54 中国网 佚名
In traditional Chinese value, the meaning of “zhengyi” is a combination of “zheng” and “yi”.
“Zheng” possesses the meaning of “legitimate, appropriate and fair”, and “yi” means legitimate, should, suitable and the like.
In traditional Chinese morals, “zhengyi” thought contains mainly the following connotations:
First, to uphold the spirit of the whole world as one community and everyone is equal.
Second, to uphold justice spirit of valuing morality and ignoring interest
Third, to perform moral duty and responsibility as a member of the society
In the long process of history, “respect of zhengyi” has been deeply integrated into national blood and has become a value applied daily by ancient Chinese without being aware of it.
It not only emphasizes “rule the country by justice” in governing, but also thinks highly of all aspects in daily life, requiring a correct attitude toward life.
In history, it advocates more and more people with lofty ideals. Their noble spirit is a significant part of traditional Chinese culture with eternal value beyond the era.
Respecting of “zhengyi” is not only the basic elements of traditional Chinese values, but also the root of socialist core values nowadays.
Its connotation is connected with “equality and justice” in socialist core values.
Nowadays, the meanings of “zhengyi”are endowed by new era mainly include:
First, uprightness. To inherit and carry forward traditional moral spirit of bravery and valuing morality for the prosperity of country.
Second, equality. We should be independent in the society and reach our goals by equality and sincere cooperation.