Can traditional Chinese culture lead the Chinese nation in the feudal system to modern times?

The Ming and Qing Dynasties were the late period of feudal society in ancient China. This was the period when the centralized system of feudal autocracy was intensified, and it was also the period when China's feudal imperial power reached its peak. On the other hand, this is also a period when the Chinese nation is gradually falling behind and the trend of history. The emergence of Neo-Confucianism and the strengthening of Neo-Confucianism by the ruling class gradually bound the personality and thinking of our nation. Why did the Chinese nation enter such a historical period? In fact, this is not the embodiment of the personal will of these emperors, but is created by the character and historical environment of the Chinese nation under the influence of traditional culture. When China's feudal system came to the Song Dynasty, compared with the previous Tang Dynasty, it was obvious that the shackles of personality under the dual influence of culture and system became stronger and stronger. I think that this is the case that the feudal system has become more and more... Read more

The relationship between Chinese traditional culture and the modern destiny of the nation

Before discussing traditional culture, let's discuss ethnicity first. Let’s first look at the concept of a nation: a nation refers to a stable community formed by long-term historical development, a group of groups that are differentiated from other groups based on history, culture, and language. According to the definition, it can be known that history, culture and language are the three important elements that distinguish the local people from other peoples. And these three elements are not independent of each other, on the contrary, they influence each other and blend with each other, and no one can do without the other. From a cultural point of view, the culture of a nation infiltrates its history, affects the thinking of the individual or even the entire nation, and then affects the decision that the nation makes in the face of the problems raised by history under specific historical conditions. Similarly, culture infiltrates language, and there are obvious cultural traces in the grammar, vocabulary, and expression of a nation's language. Place… Read more

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