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Excellent and Clear Lecture about Taoism - by Alan Watts

Also mentions Confucianism, Christianity, Hinduism, and many other things. Highly recommended. Check it out and let me know what you think.

God bless!

~Shams

P.S. – Going to be soon starting a YouTube series to go along with this blog. Keep your eyes peeled :)

Lee Kuan Yew: Singapore's Father and the Patron of 'Asian Values'

Lee Kuan Yew, the founder of modern Singapore, has died at the age of 91. He was Prime Minister from 1959 until 1990 and retained considerable influence over the government and economy in the following years, almost up until his death. 760 more words

Asia-Pacific

SUPERIOR PERSON:  CONFUCIUS’ IDEAS ABOUT PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

The Chinese teacher and philosopher, K’ung Fu-tzu, or as we say in the West, Confucius, lived from 551–479 BC.  Although Confucius understood that perfectionism was impossible in an individual’s life, he believed that a society could become near perfect if its people embraced “beautiful conduct” towards each other.   1,271 more words

Joy

You Don't Know Jack, Part Two

Law, the entire concept of law, is perverse. It is anti-social. It is the root of violence and revolution. It is the cause, not the cure, for failed countries like Somalia. 880 more words

Culture

On Confucius and Kanye West

(By WANG Fang, 10 March 2015)

So this happened at the 57th Grammy Awards Show a few weeks ago:

The musician receiving the “Album of the Year” award is… 1,420 more words

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Christianity as a Chinese Religion

I have been reviewing a number of very exciting proposals for the Chinese Christianities Seminar for the upcoming meeting of the American Academy of Religion, in November 2015.   894 more words

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