Scientists, artists, authors, politicians, philosophers – all the sorts of occupations the Jeopardy! writers love to ask about it, the result of how history has been taught for the last 500 or so years. So for this installment we’ll take a look at the cleverly(?)-named sixth category in Double Jeopardy! from July 2: Wise Guys.
Jeopardy! category: WISE GUYS (02-07-2014)
$400 clue: This ancient Chinese thinker said, “the superior man does not, even for…a single meal, act contrary to virtue”
The gist: Probably best known as the butt of old-timey racist jokes, as one of the most prominent founts of philosophical, political, and religious thought in China for the last 2500 years he is probably among the most influential people in history. Continue reading