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Filial Piety Fails In The Croods

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Is it still possible to score a spare? To pick up everything before it falls? Will Eep finally realize that being filial is actually more important than following her curious nature? In “The Croods”, a movie released in mid-2013, the main character Eep, never listened to her father, and never followed his instructions. Which made her an unfilial daughter. Filial Piety is the fundamental virtue in the eight-core virtues. In Chinese culture, ancient famous philosophers constantly stressed on how important it is to be a filial child. Now in modern time, the majority of people who are not Buddhist, do not even know such a word exists. Although some people never learned of it, they should still be filial because it doesn't make sense to act with disrespect towards your parents. Your parents who have done so much for your sake. No matter what you do, you should always respect your parents.
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Not everyone is the same, some people believe that their parents do not deserve their respect and that their parents are no better than them. Those people need some serious help, because their way of thinking is completely upside-down. Our parents are ranked way above us, we cannot treat them like our friend, show them that you know your place and respect them and their decision even if you believe that they are incorrect. Parents always base their decision on what is best for their children. Although, their rules may restrict our freedom and happiness, that is only temporally. Only by following their rules will we achieve our freedom and live in happiness. At time the rules may seem impossible to follow, but keep in mind, your parents always carry the best intentions. That is why your have to respect your parents.
If you respect your parents and your parents respect you then you guys would make one big happy family with no quarrels due to respect. In a big happy family, all the negative things that contribute to a broken family are not present, all because of you when you are filial. Being a filial child is the key to everything, if you show them that you are responsible then they would give you more freedom and then everyone will be happy. Therefore, respecting your parents is extremely important.
As you can see, if you act unfilial towards your parents, then you are demonstrating a very unacceptable behavior. After everything you parents had gone through for you. The only sensible thing to do, is to respect your parents, shower them with love and care, with what they deserve and lastly don't throw them to one side once you get bored of them. When they grow old, you should never throw them into the old people's home, they would get hurt with your action. You should take care of them, because when you were younger, they never tossed you into the orphanage because they found you too troublesome, they took care of you and nurtured you into who you are. Return the favor when you get the chance, you always tell yourself that you would, but when the time comes would you stick to your words?

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