Confucius was a humanist and an agnostic.
And revolutions always mean the breakdown of old authority.
Historically, there had been many periods of Chinese Renaissance.
In such diffused changes of culture two factors are necessary: contact and understanding.
But I wish to point out that it is entirely wrong to say that the Chinese are not religious.
The Chinese people, too, went through all kinds of vicissitudes in their religious development.
Practically all the prominent leaders of thought in China today are openly agnostics and even atheists.
Life and human society are the chief concern of Confucianism and, through it, the chief concern of the Chinese people.
India Conquered and dominated China culturally for 20 centuries without ever having to send a single soldier across her border.
Only when we realize that there is no eternal, unchanging truth or absolute truth can we arouse in ourselves a sense of intellectual responsibility.