Confucius NPR's Rob Gifford reports in a surprising turn of events, the Chinese Communist Party has started quoting Confucius. Most of the last half century, the party has tried to eliminate Confucius from public discourse. The revival of Confucionism might be an attempt to build public confidence in the government, which is riddled with corruption.
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NPR's Rob Gifford reports in a surprising turn of events, the Chinese Communist Party has started quoting Confucius. Most of the last half century, the party has tried to eliminate Confucius from public discourse. The revival of Confucionism might be an attempt to build public confidence in the government, which is riddled with corruption.