The Analects is a Confucian scripture that teaches ethics and morality.
It sounds like solemn teaching.
There must be lots of things to study.
In fact, it is a set of concrete actions that Confucius gently taught his disciples how to live better together.
Surprisingly, Confucius singles out the most essential of all.
Empathy, before knowledge, matters most.
Be the other person.
Be with yourself, too.
Cultivate empathy to learn.
Empathy matters most.