Confucius: An Icon of Chinese Culture Confucius: An Icon of Chinese Culture
By Max L. Knowles ReadOasis Step 4 (Part 1) The teacher spoke his mind. He told the truth as he saw it, and this... Confucius: An Icon of Chinese Culture

By Max L. Knowles
ReadOasis Step 4
(Part 1)

The teacher spoke his mind. He told the truth as he saw it, and this apparently offended leaders who had great power. And so, the teacher, whose name was Confucius, was forced into exile. He had to leave the state of Lu with his disciples, and they wandered from state to state looking for a ruler to serve.

Again and again, the leaders of the kingdoms in China turned him away. By the time they reached the state of Chen, they had no food and were suffe...

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