1. Filial piety is a classical Confucian value. Today, a law has been passed in the People’s Republic that requires adult children to make phone calls and visit their elderly parents. This is a contemporary manifestation of filial piety. Do you think this is positive or problematic? Would this work generally across cultures or is it specific to China? 2. Is there a reason within the Jewish faith why the Jewish people have been able to navigate persecution so well over the centuries?