If our government was run for the people, and not for the enrichment
of its rulers, the US would be a more tightly unified nation. Confucius
stressed that a government be run for the well-being of the people, and if that
was applied today, results would be outstanding. Confucius also said to put
aside military conquests and to work for the good of the country. Applied
today, that would really help our USA.
Confucius taught that government should be run for the well-being of
the people. For that to happen, more power has to be given to state
governments, in order to really suit the needs of the countries people. The
government could narrow down on the struggles of each part of the country. I
think they would find a good number of the struggles to be similar.
Therefore, stated would work together in order to solve universal problems.
For example, you could eliminate a problem in Olympia, Washington and
Miami, Florida at the same time.
Because of their similar problems.
Another teaching of Confucius is to put aside military conquests and
focus on the good of the country. The US definitely needs to do this. Every
day on television we see poor, famined children persuading us to support
their struggle. Them commercials should be outlawed. The commercials
should be on the poor famined kids in the United States. We have our own
poverty problem in our country. We should take care of that before we solve
another countries problem. The U.S. has also money and military force in the
middle east. Sure we get some valuable products from them, but we should
solve our own problems before we decide to dive into the rebuilding of some
These two teachings of Confucious if applied today, would result in...