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Confucius Joins Mao Zedong in Tiananmen Square

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

China has unveiled a 31 foot high statue of Confucius on the East side of Tiananmen Square.  He joins Chairman Mao as one of the two Chinese leaders to inhabit Tiananmen Square.

China is establishing hundreds of Confucius Institutes around the world, and is resurrecting Confucius throughout China to emphasize traditional values of respect, harmony, and other Confucian virtues.

I am delighted with the addition of Confucius to China's central square.

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