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Contemporary Existentialists: Keep the movement going

Are there contemporary existentialists? Are there still romantic poets? Are there still stoic philosophers?

Are there still philosophers actively developing Confucianism?

Probably yes to answer all the previous questions… 100 more words

Who built the Great Wall of China?

Everyone knows the Great Wall is large and supposedly even visible from outer space. Turns out it’s indeed huge, in fact it’s recently been measured in detail by Chinese authorities (2009). 485 more words

Journey Thru History

第1105字 | Character #1105: 忠

The character 忠(ㄓㄨㄥ) means loyal and faithful.

忠(ㄓㄨㄥ)信(ㄒㄧㄣˋ) – faithful and honest
忠(ㄓㄨㄥ)心(ㄒㄧㄣ) – loyalty, devotion


Tom Delaney reblogged this on 道场 Dào·Chǎng and commented:

Today's traditional Chinese character is "loyal" or "faithful". In the "Analects" of Confucius, there is the text: "Hold faithfulness and sincerity as first principles. Have no friends not equal to yourself. When you have faults, do not fear to abandon them.” Have a good day! ~ Tom Delaney, dao-chang.com

A Trip to Andong's Historic Hahoe Village

Andong is a cultural and traditional hub in Gyeongsangbuk-do province of South Korea. It’s a city we have wanted to visit for a very long time but never  got around to it.  301 more words


Light in the Darkness

Light in the Darkness
Advent 14
Hot Chinese Chicken Salad

It is a debate of long-standing: What is a religion? Is it a way of living? 1,164 more words


Three wise men jokes have been all the rage in China before y’all were even around. This Chinese painting is called《三酸圖》(literally “a picture of three sours”, translated as “The Vinegar Tasters”), and depicts three scholars––a Confucian, a Buddhist, and a Taoist––tasting vinegar. 437 more words

Analects and Meditation

Let’s discuss the Analects from yesterday, including a comparison of them to the Tao Te Ching.  

Now, we’re going to learn a little bit more about meditation, then give it a try.

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