修身斉家治国平天下

This is a basic philosophy of Confucianism.  In order to have a world peace, each country must be ruled by good order.  In order for that, each household should have good harmony inside.  In order for that, each one must control oneself.  Therefore, self-control is the base for a peace for the world!  It is said that there is no more greater thing to the world than having one enlightened person.

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