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Filial piety - Is an important value in Confucianism. According to Confucius, “Respecting and supporting the family’s senior members and handling their funeral affairs (zunlao, jinglao, yanglao, songlao, 尊老、敬老、养老、送老)” are duties of younger generations, and “caring for the old and nurturing the young (lao you duo yang, shao you suo yi, 老有所养,少有所依)” are fundamental family virtues.

Filial piety - Is an important value in Confucianism. According to Confucius, “Respecting and supporting the family’s senior members and handling their funeral affairs (zunlao, jinglao, yanglao, songlao, 尊老、敬老、养老、送老)” are duties of younger generations, and “caring for the old and nurturing the young (lao you duo yang, shao you suo yi, 老有所养,少有所依)” are fundamental family virtues.

Loyalty - Stresses service to the motherland. It is an emotion and a value that evolves from blood ties and means that in cases of foreign invasion citizens should exert all efforts to protect their country as they would protect their own homes. Loyalty also means faithfulness to family and friends.

Loyalty - Stresses service to the motherland. It is an emotion and a value that evolves from blood ties and means that in cases of foreign invasion citizens should exert all efforts to protect their country as they would protect their own homes. Loyalty also means faithfulness to family and friends.

Righteousness - Refers to justice and correctness. As Confucius said, “the gentleman understands what is moral; the small man understands what is profitable (junzi yu yu yi, xiaoren yu yu li, 君子喻于义,小人喻于利). There are not only individual benefits but also collective and social benefits. All people should seek what benefits both the individual and the society.

Righteousness - Refers to justice and correctness. As Confucius said, “the gentleman understands what is moral; the small man understands what is profitable (junzi yu yu yi, xiaoren yu yu li, 君子喻于义,小人喻于利). There are not only individual benefits but also collective and social benefits. All people should seek what benefits both the individual and the society.

Wisdom - Requires that one distinguish right from wrong, place capable people in suitable positions, know oneself, and be resourceful. Confucius said, “Benevolence means to love and wisdom means to understand others renzhe airen, zhizhe zhiren, 仁者爱人,智者知人.

Wisdom - Requires that one distinguish right from wrong, place capable people in suitable positions, know oneself, and be resourceful. Confucius said, “Benevolence means to love and wisdom means to understand others renzhe airen, zhizhe zhiren, 仁者爱人,智者知人.

Harmony - This it the main traditional cultural value that influences the psyche of Chinese people. Harmony means “proper and balanced coordination between things"

Harmony - This it the main traditional cultural value that influences the psyche of Chinese people. Harmony means “proper and balanced coordination between things"

Looks - Fiction: All Chinese people look alike. Fact: No one in this world looks identical to each other. For Chinese people, western people look alike. It is all a matter of perspective.

Looks - Fiction: All Chinese people look alike. Fact: No one in this world looks identical to each other. For Chinese people, western people look alike. It is all a matter of perspective.

Money - Fiction: Chinese think that money can buy anything. Fact: Not all Chinese agree with the view that money can buy anything. In fact, Chinese people believe in the power of diligence.

Money - Fiction: Chinese think that money can buy anything. Fact: Not all Chinese agree with the view that money can buy anything. In fact, Chinese people believe in the power of diligence.

Math - Fiction: All Chinese are good at Math. Fact: There is no denying that a large group of Chinese students are excellent at math but not all Chinese are math geniuses.

Math - Fiction: All Chinese are good at Math. Fact: There is no denying that a large group of Chinese students are excellent at math but not all Chinese are math geniuses.

Chinese women are subordinate to men - Fact: This stereotype originated from movies about ancient China. In modern China, women embrace their freedom and are taking more and more important roles in society. Chinese women are more independent today than ever before.

Chinese women are subordinate to men - Fact: This stereotype originated from movies about ancient China. In modern China, women embrace their freedom and are taking more and more important roles in society. Chinese women are more independent today than ever before.

Kung Fu - Fiction: Every Chinese knows Kung fu or other Chinese martial arts. Fact:  That’s not true. Kung fu is a fighting style which has developed over the centuries in China. The genesis of the form of martial art is attributed to the need for self-defense, hunting techniques and military training in ancient China. However, in modern China, few people are fluent in Kung fu.

Kung Fu - Fiction: Every Chinese knows Kung fu or other Chinese martial arts. Fact: That’s not true. Kung fu is a fighting style which has developed over the centuries in China. The genesis of the form of martial art is attributed to the need for self-defense, hunting techniques and military training in ancient China. However, in modern China, few people are fluent in Kung fu.