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“Mencius Moldbug” slowed down the writing to a trickle and returned to relative obscurity in 2013.Occupying the Throne: Justine Tunney, Neoreactionaries, and the New 1%|Arthur Chu|August 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Mencius was reared by his widowed mother, whose virtue and wisdom are still proverbial in China.
Mencius remarked that the feeling of pity is common to all men, and what was true in his day is no less so now.Village Life in China|Arthur H. Smith
Mencius openly said that if a ruler did not rule for his people's good it was a duty to resist his authority and depose him.Intimate China|Mrs. Archibald Little
But the latter would not carry out his principles, and Mencius threw up his post.
The following is a specimen of the logomachy of the day, in which Mencius is supposed to have excelled.