Human Nature is Inherently Good
Sometimes it seems that people have forgotten what it is to be good. The world has turned into an evil and dangerous place of existence: constant terroristic acts, murders, hunger, diseases, etc. It is high time each and everyone stopped and thought about his human nature, about his inner good. However, despite the fact that the mankind is so cruel and evil, Mencius is convinced in the contrary, saying that all the people are naturally good.
Mencius says that, “Human nature is inherently good, just like water flows inherently downhill” (95). He