On Chinese wisdom


Illustration: Yuko Shimizu

“Telling young people to discover their true selves causes confusion and anxiety. Better to follow Confucius, who knew that our identities are in constant flux.”


Confucius lectures students in a silk painting from around the Song dynasty (960-1279). PHOTO: HOWARD SOCHUREK/THE LIFE PICTURE COLLECTION/GETTY IMAGES

(Read the full article The College of Chinese Wisdom on WSJ)