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The original concept of Righteousness(義) was born in the Western Zhou Dynasty. The words related to religious rituals gradually developed into the core concept of moral ethics with the change of social environment. In the Western Zhou Dynasty, and it is one of the important duties at that time. Its significance has expanded into a moral paradigm in the Spring and Autumn Period. In this sense that it contains the nature of moral requirements, it is the criterion for stipulating human behavior. The expansion of meaning is closely related to religious and social changes at the time. The primitive religion of the Shang Dynasty developed into an ethical religion during the Western Zhou Dynasty, and the religious nature began to change with the words related to the ritual. Political and social changes also affect the evolution of meaning. The Western Zhou Dynasty is a society in which the decimals ruled the Shang Dynasty immigrants and other nationalities. Because of the need to have a ‘destiny’ concept in the rule, Virtue(德) is an important principle for maintaining the dynasty. The impermanence's thought emphasizes individual cultivation and virtue, and ‘righteousness’ is the premise and basis of ‘Virtue’.