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Different Forms of Shinto

Shinto is the state religion of Japan.  Over 80% of Japanese are Shinto.  It has four affirmations:

One: Family and tradition, Shinto has borrowed heavily from Confucianism in its respect for family and traditions. 415 more words

Buddhism

Helga Zepp-LaRouche: China Is Not Operating on the Basis of Geopolitics

Helga Zepp-LaRouche, in her Sept. 11 webcast on the BüSo website was, asked about the alternative to Western policy that is developing around the BRICS. In her reply, she also went into her impressions of her visit to China in late August-early September. 699 more words

China

A SNIPPET FROM THE QUEST: MO TZU, LOST IN HISTORY

The North American edition of The Quest for a Moral Compass is published this week by Melville House. I am in New York and Toronto to talk about it. 2,286 more words

Philosophy & Ethics

What is Confucianism?

Confucianism, a religion of optimistic humanism, has had a monumental impact upon the life, social structure, and political philosophy of China. The founding of the religion goes back to one man, known as Confucius, born 500 years before Christ. 402 more words

Religion

Ancient knowledge about leadership

Last post about “Different views on leadership” discussed the differences between Western and Eastern leadership views. In searching for those dissimilarities I came across text from… 545 more words

Leadership

Are there hidden flaws to Piety?

I’ve heard that it was Confucianism that caused China to fall victim to Western Imperialism in the 19th century, and the reason Mao started the Cultural Revolution his last decade was to correct this imperfection. 314 more words

China