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Understanding Religions

Understanding Religions  

By Apolinario Villalobos


Man as a thinking being need not be prodded to understand what are happening around him. The intelligence innate in him is supposed tell him what is good and what is bad. 842 more words

Confucianism and the Subversive Alphabet

The central conflict of the K-Drama Tree With Deep Roots revolves around the retention of culture and inclusion of all classes by the creation of an accessible and culturally relevant language. 431 more words


Kuiwon’s Classical Chinese Primer – Third-Person Pronouns

Third Person Pronouns

Third person pronouns  (三人稱代名詞, 3인칭대명사) are those that refer to someone or something else besides the speaker and the audience. Examples in English include, “he,” “him,” “she,” “her,” “it,” et cetera. 1,376 more words


Lost in the Cosmos: the last self-help book by Walker Percy

The Diamond Age or A Young Ladies Illustrated Primer by Neal Stephenson

The Smartest Kids in the World and How They Got That Way by Amanda Ripley… 20 more words

Amanda Ripley

Some Thoughts on Moral Philosophy

The first election I was legally entitled to vote on was the EU elections of 2008. I decided not to vote. My parents were not happy about this. 1,826 more words


Qing Ming Festival

It’s Tomb Sweeping Day, when people are supposed to tidy up their ancestors’ tombs. If they like they can buy these fake clothes and jewelry for their ancestors. 9 more words


South Korean Green Tea

Like Japan and China, tea in South Korea has been very much influenced by Buddhism.  The introduction of tea to Korea initially occurred somewhere around the Goryeo Dynasty (918-1392 AD) at a time when the king would give tea as gifts to religious leaders and the military.  640 more words