Chinese Philosophy

Tibet wants to stay with China, seeks development: Dalai Lama

Tibet does not seek independence from China but wants greater development, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama said here today.<p>China and Tibet …


5 Simple (and Brilliant) Things You Can Do to Improve Your Life After Thanksgiving

As you reflect back on 2017, consider how practicing some of these new habits may just transform your 2018.<p>As you head into the Thanksgiving holiday weekend and share time with family and loved ones over turkey and football, reflect back on 2017 for a minute -- personally and professionally. What …


China calls on Germany to ensure 'mutual respect' after Tibetan flags emerge at football match

Beijing has warned Germany of "defending Tibet independence," saying the match host must ensure respect between the countries. The activists said …

World News

Six Ideas from Western Philosophy

In his consulting room at Berggasse 19, in central Vienna, Sigmund Freud came…<p>Many of us want to start our own businesses. Public space is filled …

James K. Polk

Dividend Sensei's Portfolio Update 10: Stocks Take Escalator Up, And Plummeting Elevator Down

It was a tough week for MLPs, and thus for my EDDGE 3.0 portfolio.<p>I came to learn that I'm a left brain thinker, which means that I need to be …


Two more books land in my mailbox

Hello everyone, another week has come and gone. It was a sad week, a dear friend of the family has passed away and he will be missed.<p>Bookwise, I have …



Fifty years ago Mao Zedong’s Red Guards rampaged through the ancient streets of Qufu, home city of the sage Confucius, pulling down statues, burning …


Dalai Lama says India, China have great potential to work together at a 'practical level'

<b>New Delhi:</b> Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Sunday said India and China have "great potential" and they could work together at a "practical …


SOUL TEACHERS: "How NOT to write a screenplay"

RECENTLY, I DISCOVERED I am the same age as Quentin Tarantino. Truly. There are so many similarities between us. For example, the year I turned 50, he turned 50. He used to run a video store, and I used to run <i>to</i> the video store.<p>Before I moved to Los Angeles, I was fascinated by the life of a …


Writing Nameless Things: An Interview with Ursula K. Le Guin - Los Angeles Review of Books

<i>GREAT HONORS ARE flowing to Ursula K. Le Guin. Last year, the Library of America began a publishing program devoted to her work, a rare achievement</i> …


Panchen Lama says art for sale online is fake

A top religious leader in Tibet has accused dozens of shops on Alibaba’s Taobao e-commerce platform of selling counterfeit art bearing his name, the …


Mum Is Not The Word In Business Circles

A friend of mine, a CEO of a large manufacturing company, was once caught in a meeting with his Vice Presidents to decide on a crucial business …


The Liberal Project Needs Rescuing. But How Did It Get Here?

A review of Edward Luce’s book ‘The Retreat of Western Liberalism’

Mao Zedong

Party Congress could benefit Buddhism: Panchen Lama

The 11th Panchen Lama has said that the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) could benefit Buddhism, while calling on all …

News (China)

The Long Road to Passive Income Part 1: Getting to $100 in Monthly Revenue

How I’ve taken my SaaS app from $1 to $100/month in three months.<p>“The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. “ — Lao Tzu<p>Two months …


Magic of Thoughts – TrdPip

We have something magical but we didn’t notice it. Thoughts are very powerfull. We should understand the power of thoughts.<p>Always think about what …


Critical study sheds new light on affinities between Confucian and Western ideas

EDITOR’S note: The article is based on the author’s recent speech in the United States.<p>Confucius is commonly regarded as the greatest sage and …

News (China)

What does the rise of China mean for western values?

Unthinkable: Chinese philosophy advocates virtue and social harmony – two things badly needed in public life<p>Most Read

News (Ireland)

How You Can Make Leadership Excellence An Effortless Effort

Leadership Excellence: Effortless - effort


These 17 Quotes Will Inspire you to Be More Persistent

Persistence is more than a buzz word, it's a way of life. These 17 quotes will inspire you to be persistent every day.<p>"Rome wasn't built in one day." It is a simple, yet powerful saying.<p>Everyone who has experienced a form of success knows that it never comes easy. One essential trait that all …


Overcoming Our Biggest Obstacle to Feeling Worthy and Enough

“Don’t rely on someone else for your happiness and self-worth. Only you can be responsible for that. If you can’t love and respect yourself – no one …


Chinese dancer’s Hindi moves prove a hit with Indian fans

Zhao Le performs Indian dancing in a Beijing restaurant. Photo: Mukesh Sharma<p>She slithers onto the podium to the beat of a Hindi number, her lithe …

News (China)

Fusing Confucius and Karl Marx

It was a dramatic morning on October 25, when Xi Jinping, General Secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and the country’s President, …

Karl Marx

How Scheduling Just 15 Minutes of “Personal Growth Time” Into Your Calendar Can Change Your Life

Successful people don’t grow by accident, they grow by design.<p>When you schedule personal development time on purpose, you are making time to design the life you want.<p>You are essentially who you create yourself to be.<p>Once you embrace the “growth” habit, you will improve your way of life.<p>You will …


How To Get Out Of The Cage - A Year With John Cage

With German and French subtitles. This compelling documentary, seen through the lens of award-winning filmmaker Frank Scheffer, presents an intimate …


The Importance of Atonement

In his consulting room at Berggasse 19, in central Vienna, Sigmund Freud came…<p>Many of us want to start our own businesses. Public space is filled …


Confucius is Dead - BLARB

Walking through Sproul Plaza in the summer is like traversing Tiananmen Square diagonally — less square footage, but packed with students from the …


Western philosophy is racist

Academic philosophy in ‘the West’ ignores and disdains the thought traditions of China, India and Africa. This must change<i>By Bryan W Van Norden</i>Read …

Long-form Journalism

Democracy without dignity: A Confucian critique of Trump

The events of recent weeks have marked the point of absolute contrast between the world’s two most important countries and their leaders.<p>In China, …


The Need to be Alone

In his consulting room at Berggasse 19, in central Vienna, Sigmund Freud came…<p>Many of us want to start our own businesses. Public space is filled …