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Comparative Religion

Lots of stuff going on these days. My semester taking a comparative religion course is half over. I’m a total nerd when it comes to this kind of stuff. 186 more words

BOOK REVIEW: The Sayings of Confucius by Confucius

The Sayings of Confucius by Bc- Bc Confucius

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

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There’s no one more firmly associated with Eastern wisdom—particularly in the form of aphorisms that fit nicely onto a fortune cookie—than Confucius. 312 more words


Book Review : Ming, 50 years that changed China ( British Museum Press)

The recent growth of China as a world superpower both economically and politically has bought renewed interest into China’s imperial past. The current British Museum exhibition, Ming: 50 years that changed China, explores the early Ming period in the years 1400–1450. 1,390 more words

London Book Review - Non Fiction

Religions of Asia

As I alluded to in earlier posts, the Mayans and the Hopi believe(d) that our respective peoples were all born into a period both groups refer to as the Fourth World.  1,077 more words

2020 Prophecy

Is Confucianism A Religion?

This week in my World Religions class we had a debate on Confucianism and whether it is a religion or not. At first I thought “There’s no way it can be a religion”. 343 more words

Why Do Americans Find Daoism/Zhuangism So Compelling as a Way of Life (and Not Confucianism)?

I’ve been teaching East Asian Philosophy this semester, and have noticed something that I’ve seen in many semesters past.  For the most part, students dislike Confucianism, but love Daoism (especially Zhuangzi).   956 more words