Taking a leaf out of Confucius’ book

As Hu Jintao opened the Olympics, the Chinese president consigned Mao to distant history and laid claim to Confucianism.

Many Chinese think that Confucianism has values which the rest of humanity could learn from. Perhaps. But the question is, does the Chinese regime really follow Confucius? And rather than talking about human rights, perhaps we should ask the Chinese government what it understands by Confucianism and the dignity of man. More…