Innocent and neither good nor evil, such is our nature when we are born into the world.
Liking good and disgusted with evil is because that’s what (most of us) we gravitate toward
Rejecting good and identifying with evil happens when we are influenced by bad habits, thus putting us on the road toward steady decline.
Turning from evil to good can happen through cultivation, thus helping improve ourselves steadily.
Regress or improvement, you yourself know it: you should never try to fool yourself. Apply yourself!
Above are some of the teachings that the Chinese sages used to teach their pupils. So many sages appeared in China, that is why their culture is very profound.
When you accomplish your cultivation, you’ll then realize that those teachings are nothing new to you after all.