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Confucius: Life & Philosophy

“It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop.”
“Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.”
“Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in getting up every time we do.”
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Introduction: The Concept of Reincarnation + Humans Desiring Death

I feel like this post should have come before the False Nostalgia. Nonetheless, I did a little reading regarding the concept of reincarnation. We all know that the idea of reincarnation, or rebirth, as most people would know, comes from Hinduism or Buddhism. 652 more words

The Christian Distinctive—A Reprise

When I read Kay Marshall Strom‘s Blessings of India books (The Faith of Ashish and The Hope of Shridula—see review here), what struck me so forcefully was the legalism of Hinduism. 617 more words


Can Confucians Have Friends? - 你能在儒家中拥有朋友吗?An article by Peter Adamsom*

One of the more arresting claims Aristotle makes in his famous exploration of friendship in the Nicomachean Ethics is that you can’t be friends with god. 966 more words

Confucian In The Modern World

Lu Xun’s “Way”

Lu Xun (the pen name of Zhou Shuren, 1881 – 1936) is considered by many to be the father of modern Chinese literature, and one of the most important Asian writers of the 20th century. 537 more words


Han Yu and the Confucian Orthodoxy

Han Yu (768 – 824) was a Chinese writer, poet, and government official of the Tang dynasty. He is considered to be as influential as Dante Alighieri and William Shakespeare in regards to his contributions to the Chinese language and literature, especially in prose. 645 more words



Firstly, I must confess that I do not know much about the Mohist school of thought– I encountered the term after a particularly enlightening conversation with a friend over Skype (I know, of all things). 480 more words