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Belief vs faith

“We must here make a clear distinction between belief and faith, because, in general practice, belief has come to mean a state of mind which is almost the opposite of faith. 108 more words

Education

"The House of Lim" and the Myth of the Harmonious Chinese Family

In 1959 the renowned American anthropologist and sinologist Arthur P. Wolf went on a study trip to Taiwan with his wife Margery. They spent two years in the house of the Lims, a “joint” family who lived in a small village in the countryside. 935 more words

China

Study Session for Unit Three!

You know the drill by now, guys– feel free to pop on over to the YouTube livestream to ask questions, or you can watch the review session after the fact in the video below: 24 more words

Video

If you're tired of fighting, come rest by this tree

While wandering about the Heights of Shang, Nanbo Ziqi saw a large and extraordinary tree. Teams of thousand chariots were sheltered under it, and its shade covered them all. 367 more words

Education

Moderation - the art of Goldilocks

A mother gives her child a cup of chrysanthemum tea to drink in the kitchen. The child complains it’s not nice. So the mother adds some sugar into the drink. 75 more words

Phenomenon

New to My Library (Blackburn, Kaufmann, Mencius, Lao-Tzu, Epicurus)

It’s always a good day when new books arrive.

New arrivals #books #reading #philosophy #wisdom #alwayslearning

A photo posted by Neels Redelinghuys (@neelsredx) on Feb 7, 2017 at 3:17am PST

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Philosophy