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12/01/2006 01:44 PM ID: 58657 Permalink   

Confucius Says, When In Chinese Prison...


Changchun Beijiao prison in northern China has begun teaching Confucius to prisoners as a method of rehabilitation. The prisoners receive the sayings of Confucius on closed circuit televisions in their cells.

Prison warden Yang Mingchang said, "The studies of Chinese traditional culture can help inmates cultivate virtues and form good behaviors."

Confucius was an ancient philosopher who taught that individual self-refinement could lead to a harmonious society. His works were popularized by the rulers of the Western Han Dynasty before spreading to Europe in the latter part of the 16th century.

    WebReporter: ixuzus Show Calling Card      
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was strongly denounced by the communists during the Cultural Revolution in Mao-era China. The source, however, is a Chinese newspaper and saying such things may be seen by the authorities as... well... impolite. Probably not a promotional bellringer in terms of your career to say so either.
  by: ixuzus     12/01/2006 01:49 PM     
  Confucious say  
"Man who pee in cash register, find it run into money"
  by: old man   12/01/2006 04:42 PM     
  Confucious say  
<deleted by admin> (keep it clean)
  by: clone 99   12/01/2006 06:34 PM     
  clone_99 PM me what you said I want to know  
And Confucius say, man with hand in pants feel cocky all day long.
  by: RoBBoB     12/01/2006 07:26 PM     
  confucius say  
man who run in front of car get tired
man who run behind car get exhausted
  by: caution2     12/01/2006 07:28 PM     
  lets not forget  
Man with 4 balls cannot walk.
  by: RoBBoB     12/01/2006 07:29 PM     
  Confucius Say  
man who go through turn-style sideways at airport, going to Bangkok.

p.s.: clone_99, PM me with your joke of the day. :)
  by: definition   12/01/2006 08:17 PM     
  Confucius Say  
Confucius Says woman who fly plane upside down have crack up.
clone 99 I would like to hear what you wrote also....that it was deleted
  by: Nastynewt   12/02/2006 12:23 AM     
  confucius say  
Those who smelled it are those who dealt it

Confucius say
Eat what you are and you are a cannibal
  by: jocksteeluk   12/02/2006 08:40 AM     
Man who goes to sleep with itchy butt wake up with smelly finger.

I'd like to hear that jokes aswell.

I'd also like to hear that they're teaching how to apply these quotes of wisdom to the real, current, UP TO DATE world. It's bad enough they're institutionalized, already in the past because they've been locked away for years, and now they're learning ancient quotes? How would they react when coming out? Would they survive. I guess we'll find out...
  by: Syphon   12/03/2006 11:58 PM     
Woman who slide down wooden banister have splinter by crackie.
  by: DooblaJ   12/04/2006 05:38 PM     
I always thought it was "Confucius say woman who slide down bannister make monkey shine"
  by: caution2     12/05/2006 02:11 AM     
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