Mozi or Mo Tzu was a Chinese philosopher who lived around 460 to 391 BC. He was a pacifist who traveled from one region to another to try to convince rulers away from their plans of conquest. Mo Tzu’s teachings encompass self-reflection to attain true self knowledge, universal love and enlightened self- interest in social relations. He advocated self-restraint, in which a person would indulge in neither material nor spiritual extravagance. His philosophy encompassed the concept that one must do actions which brought the most benefit for general welfare of all.