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Tomb Sweeping Day in China to honor the ancestors

Ancestor worship may well be the oldest, unorganized religion in China. For instance, take Tomb Sweeping Day. The practice that honors family ancestors started during the Zhou Dynasty (1046-256 BC) and has been around for more than 2,500 years. 348 more words


Confucianism for beginners

“Social harmony” means a status quo of a powerful elite in charge exploiting others for their own benefit, everyone else having a moral duty to do as they’re told. 

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Dr. Tong Yun Kai, president of Confucian Academy

“Virtues of confucianism can contribute to world peace and religious integration.”

Dr. Tong Yun Kai, president of Confucian Academy, met once again with Mr. Lee Sang-myun, representative of C-Ilbo, in Hong Kong, special administrative region of China. 887 more words


God, Are You There?

Religion is the one that always gets involve in every aspect of your life. You can’t separate who you are with what you believe in. You can’t believe in God, while you keep denying His existence. 580 more words


Temple of Literature

Some photos from the Temple of Literature in Hanoi, a Confucian temple constructed in 1070 and home to the Imperial Academy, Vietnam’s first national university.

Three reasons why democracy won't work in China

Talk of democracy has stirred in China since the late seventies, briefly erupting in the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989.  It continues to disrupt the current agenda of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) today.   468 more words