Confucius

Ireland puts more emphasis on Mandarin learning - World

Mandarin will be introduced as a subject in Ireland's Leaving Certificate exam, which is the final examination of the Irish secondary school …

News (China)

Straighten the mat

What is significant about the Analects, the text which brings the teachings of Confucius, describing page after page, and repeatedly, the manner in …

Chinese Philosophy

6 Common Chinese Chengyu For Life and Success

Chinese Chengyu (成语, Chéngyǔ) plays an important role in Chinese culture. They are the collected wisdom from ancient Chinese people; and they contain …

Chinese Philosophy

COMMUNISM, CONFUCIUS AND CONFUSION: CHINA’S TURN TO THE SAGES

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 …

China

One Small Step - Choosing the correct entry method

“<i>A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.</i>” – Confucius<p>Since every dive starts with an entry, it’s important to know the different …

Scuba Diving

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)

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, …

China

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 …

Books

UK to see 400,000 people learn Mandarin by 2020

A new feature article in the UK's Financial Times newspaper is putting a spotlight on Chinese language learning in Britain.<p>The FT feature is …

News (China)

Congress of Confucian Religion 2017 -孔子宗教大会2017年

Although not many people know that Confucianism is one of the six official religions in Indonesia, the capital Jakarta was chosen as the spot where …

Chinese Philosophy

Let the Countdown Commence!

Counting down to my AT thru hike from the other side of the globe.The post Let the Countdown Commence! appeared first on The Trek.

Appalachian Trail

Confucian ancestor worship

Confucius’ philosophy of ‘filial piety’ – a fervent respect for one’s parents and ancestors – is still central to Chinese society, even among those …

Chinese Philosophy

Beijing temple marks Confucius' birth anniversary - Culture

More than 300 people attended an event to celebrate Confucius' 2,568th birth anniversary in Beijing on Sept 28.<p>The event took place at the Beijing …

Book Extract- The Economic Principles of Confucius and His School 孔子及其学派的经济原理

Despite all the theories on economic development that put forward Eurocentric ideas about historical progress and the nature of mankind, the driving …

Chinese Philosophy

Confucius and Confucianism - Seeking the Lost Heart

Confucius [551-479 BC], the founder of the philosophy known as Confucianism, was a Chinese sage and teacher who spent his life concerned with …

Spirituality

People Are In Love With This Father And Daughter's Matching Pink Outfits

Pink and perfect.<p>For their next summer look, Peyton said that her and her dad will match in all-blue.

Chinese Philosophy

Political leaders should have a self examination or review of their own code of conduct based Confucius’s teaching

by David Chua The late Lee Kuan Yew is a admirer of Confucius and has great respect and belief in the Confucius code of conduct pertaining to …

Lee Kuan Yew

Hungarian-Chinese school opens doors to language and culture

Before granting Confucius Classroom status to the bilingual school, Liu and other attendees have reflected upon the development and collective …

China

'Chinese Ambassador Scholarship' launched to encourage Chinese learning in Romania

BUCHAREST -- "Chinese Ambassador Scholarship" was launched at the Chinese Embassy in Romania on Saturday, with some 300 students, teachers, …

China

Modern Design Objects With a Finish as Old as Confucius

Designers embrace the glossy ancient-Asian finish, laboriously crafted by hand (though you’d never guess it)<p>“IT’S QUITE SURPRISING to people that these could be handmade objects,” said Philippe Nigro, one of the many designers who have recently turned to the millennia-old technique of lacquering. …

Lifestyle

Scientists Created the Definitive Canine Family Tree - The Big Picture

Genealogy

11 Inspiring Confucius Quotes That We Can Still Use to Help Our Lives Today

Confucius is an ancient Chinese philosopher who focused on personal and governmental morality, correctness of social relationships, justice and …

Motivation

10 Chinese Thinkers, and Why You Should Know Them

The world's most populated country has had its fair share of great minds. Here, we take a quick look at ten thinkers you might not have thought …

China

Confucius: More Individualistic Than You Think

Confucius: He’s East Asia’s foremost philosopher, the great sage of the family. He’s also, according to most accounts, the sire of Asian …

Chinese Philosophy

How should doctors approach patients? A Confucian reflection on personhood

Bioethical problems arise within any society whether it be biotechnologically advanced or not. However, the more a society becomes biotechnologically …

Chinese Philosophy

The uses of Chinese philosophy

The vinegar tasters: at a vat of vinegar, Confucius finds it sour, Buddha bitter and Laozi sweet. Wikicommons. Public domain.In his great overview of …

Chinese Philosophy

New Hong Kong primary school offers best of East and West ... at a price

A new primary school opening in September is entering the niche market of costly private schools by offering a curriculum that aims to fuse …

Education

Can Harvard’s most popular professor (and Confucius) radically change your life?

Michael Puett’s book The Path draws on the 2,500-year-old insights of Chinese philosophers. He explains how ‘straightening your mat’ can help you break out of the patterns that are holding you back<p>The School of Life’s Sunday sermons could be described as lectures for people who don’t believe in God …

Your 2 Cents’ Worth: Tuesday, March 14

I already have enough cans and bottles to pick up from the ditch in front of my house. If they get rid of the bottle bill the ditches will be full …

Des Moines

Top Ancient Philosophers

How do you pick the top ancient philosophers or sages? Any ancient culture will have its own special wise man who wrote or taught about or lived a …

Ancient History