Okay, I lied in the title. The monk didn’t exactly offer Obama a son, but he “urged to pray to a certain statue if he’d like to have a son… 414 more words
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Monday marked the 50th Anniversary since the start of former Chinese Chairman Mao Zedong’s Cultural Revolution. During this devastating period in China, immense cruelty was demonstrated between the country’s citizens, resulting in over 1.5 million deaths across the nation and over 36 million people suffering some form of political violence. 331 more words
Chinese spirituality reflects the huge size and variety of the country. It contains a heady mix of cultural practices, philosophies and religious beliefs like Taoism, Buddhism and Confucianism. 221 more words
With all the talk about Buddhism being atheistic and being the most scientific religion out there, even being a science of the mind on its own (as David McMahan mentions in… 3,363 more words
Why was Hellenism replaced as the state ideology of the Roman Empire, but not Confucianism in China?
Lately, I’ve been reading the Classics of Confucianism which is something that got me thinking, why is it that Confucianism was never replaced as the state ideology of China, but Hellenism was by Christianity? 871 more words