From The Great Learning: Quote Analysis

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From The Great Learning, I decided to select the following quote: “From the Son of Heaven down to the mass of the people, all must consider the cultivation of the person the root of everything besides”. From this, I find that no matter the social standing of an individual, the cultivation of humanity must start from the root of the person. We cannot hope to spread acts of humanity or preach of harmony, if we do not fully understand ourselves. I think it is quite vital that we must first reflect and seek improvement in ourselves before we can change society in a positive manner. It will only be hypocritical if we are to try to fix society, but in actuality, we need it the
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