Compare and Contrast The Writings of Confucius, Hammurabi, and The Book of the Dead
Three of the most famous writings from ancient civilizations are the writings of Confucius, Hammurabi's code of laws, and Egypt's Book of the Dead. At first, they seem very different, they're from different times, regions, and religions, but they all offer a peek into what values ancient people considered important.
One of the values that all three civilizations is justice and
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to be. In ancient Sumer, you had to be harsh or people wouldn't even listen. I don't agree, however, with his double standards. I feel that a life is worth just as much whether it's a patrician or a plebeian. I think that Confucius' ideas are the ones that come the closest to my own beliefs. I like the fact that Confucius' ideas are still just as relevant today as they were in ancient China.