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Deprivation, Compensation and Religion: The Rise and Fall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Han Chinese Dominant Chishang Township, Eastern Taiwan.

Articles on Daoism - Tue, 08/01/2017 - 00:00
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Thousands protest call to curb incense burning in Taiwan - The Star Online

Daoism in the News - Sun, 07/23/2017 - 08:51

Thousands protest call to curb incense burning in Taiwan
The Star Online
But opponents of the call argue that the rituals are a crucial element of their religious traditions. Taoism and Buddhism are the predominant faiths in Taiwan, each with millions of followers and with worship centring around temple visits and festival ...

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'Tao of Bill Murray' analyzes actor's public clowning - Manhattan Mercury (subscription)

Daoism in the News - Sun, 07/23/2017 - 08:08

'Tao of Bill Murray' analyzes actor's public clowning
Manhattan Mercury (subscription)
How this relates to Taoism (an ancient Chinese religion) is not really explained, but that doesn't matter much unless you are a comparative religion professor. It is sort of a philosophy of living, and it's not a bad one. It helps, if you're trying to ...

China's communists: Atheism mandatory for members - WND.com - WND.com

Daoism in the News - Sat, 07/22/2017 - 19:30

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China's communists: Atheism mandatory for members - WND.com
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Bob Unruh joined WND in 2006 after nearly three decades with the Associated Press, as well as several Upper Midwest newspapers, where he covered ...

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The Art of Self-Discipline - The Good Men Project (blog)

Daoism in the News - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:31

The Good Men Project (blog)

The Art of Self-Discipline
The Good Men Project (blog)
With the ensuing few months, to find out if I could pass my written exam, I learned much and put all that I found out into doing the best I could with my writing. I also learned about Taoism during this period. It helped me to understand how to live a ...

Thousands in Taiwan Mark Anniversary of Crackdown on Falun Gong Followers - Latin American Herald Tribune

Daoism in the News - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 14:21

Thousands in Taiwan Mark Anniversary of Crackdown on Falun Gong Followers
Latin American Herald Tribune
Falun Gong blends tenets of Buddhism and Daoism as well as aspects of qigong exercises, and devotees are known for engaging in public meditation sessions. Marchers wearing bright golden robes beat on drums as they walked through downtown Taipei, ...

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Why the US Needs to Understand Chinese Philosophy - U.S. News & World Report

Daoism in the News - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 10:16

U.S. News & World Report

Why the US Needs to Understand Chinese Philosophy
U.S. News & World Report
Unfortunately, very few universities in the United States teach traditional Chinese philosophies such as Confucianism or Daoism. Why not? And why should we care? Why study Chinese philosophy? There are at least three reasons that the lack of Chinese ...

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The Tao of Western journalists understanding Eastern traditions via The New York Times - GetReligion (blog)

Daoism in the News - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 09:04

GetReligion (blog)

The Tao of Western journalists understanding Eastern traditions via The New York Times
GetReligion (blog)
It's not often a news story or feature geared toward the general public mentions the indigenous Chinese religion known in the West as Taoism (also spelled Daoism), but The New York Times managed to produce one last week. So how'd America's newspaper ...

God with Chinese characteristics - HuffPost

Daoism in the News - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 08:46

God with Chinese characteristics
HuffPost
He notes that a recent Internet meme mocked calls for greater Sinicization of religion by demanding that Daoism, which originated in China, be more Chinese. Fulton anticipates that foreign engagement is going to be increasingly difficult to pull off ...

Why the US doesn't understand Chinese thought – and must - WTOP

Daoism in the News - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 22:17

Why the US doesn't understand Chinese thought – and must
WTOP
Unfortunately, very few universities in the United States teach traditional Chinese philosophies such as Confucianism or Daoism. Why not? And why should we care? There are at least three reasons that the lack of Chinese philosophy instruction in U.S. ...

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Stop Separating Your Life Into Chapters - HuffPost

Daoism in the News - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 14:16

HuffPost

Stop Separating Your Life Into Chapters
HuffPost
I lived in China from 2015 to 2017. Those two amazing years provided me with in depth knowledge about Chinese lifestyle that helped me to open new horizons and experiment all sorts of emotions. The list of “what I have learned” is just getting bigger ...

The Alan Watts Video That Will Make You Reassess Everything You've Been Told About Life - Collective Evolution

Daoism in the News - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 12:55

Collective Evolution

The Alan Watts Video That Will Make You Reassess Everything You've Been Told About Life
Collective Evolution
If you are a fan of Alan Watts and his eloquent interpretation of Eastern Philosophy, then you may enjoy his take on what awakening really means, according to Buddhism and Taoism, and explained in his calming and humble voice. Mr. Watts defines ...

Lose religion or face censure, top China official tells Communist Party members - Hindustan Times

Daoism in the News - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 06:17

Hindustan Times

Lose religion or face censure, top China official tells Communist Party members
Hindustan Times
China is officially an atheist country but the CPC-run government recognises five religions: Buddhism, Islam, Taoism, Protestantism and Catholicism. Under China's Constitution, citizens have the liberty to follow a religion of choice but in reality ...

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What Liu Xiaobo's Grisly Prison Death Tells Us About Free Speech in Xi's China - Newsweek

Daoism in the News - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 12:34

Newsweek

What Liu Xiaobo's Grisly Prison Death Tells Us About Free Speech in Xi's China
Newsweek
This socialist vision contrasts sharply with that of market liberalism, which holds that freedom is not the purpose of order; it is the essential means to an emergent or spontaneous order. In the terms of traditional Chinese Taoism, freedom is the ...
Liu Xiaobo: A Voice of FreedomCato Institute (blog)
Remembering Liu Xiaobo: Analyzing censorship of the death of Liu Xiaobo on WeChat and Weibo - The Citizen LabCitizen Lab

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Forget Kamasutra, These 3 Chinese Intimate Positions Are Easy And Would Absolutely Heighten The Pleasure Of Love ... - Daily Bhaskar

Daoism in the News - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 11:08

Daily Bhaskar

Forget Kamasutra, These 3 Chinese Intimate Positions Are Easy And Would Absolutely Heighten The Pleasure Of Love ...
Daily Bhaskar
Here, we elaborate 3 love making positions mentioned in Taoism- the ancient Chinese tradition, that have been used for sexual therapy and healing by couples. They play on the concept of Ying and Yan. Accordingly, Ying & Yang imbalanced energy is ...

Liu Xiaobo: A Voice of Freedom - Cato Institute (blog)

Daoism in the News - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 10:49

Cato Institute (blog)

Liu Xiaobo: A Voice of Freedom
Cato Institute (blog)
In the terms of traditional Chinese Taoism, freedom is the source of order. Simply put, voluntary exchange based on the principle of freedom or nonintervention, which Lao Tzu called “wu wei,” expands the range of choices open to individuals. Denying ...
Liu Xiaobo - Statement: I Have No Enemies: My Final Statement - Nobelprize.orgNobelprize.org

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Chinese Taoist Association marks 60th anniversary - Xinhua

Daoism in the News - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 08:32

Xinhua

Chinese Taoist Association marks 60th anniversary
Xinhua
... and to help implement Party policies on religious work. Yu also hoped Taoists would train more people to help guide the development of Taoism, and instill more confidence in Chinese culture and Taoist traditions to support world peace and wellbeing.

Vietnamese culture of ancestor veneration and worship - A travel note - Merinews

Daoism in the News - Sun, 07/16/2017 - 22:38

Merinews

Vietnamese culture of ancestor veneration and worship - A travel note
Merinews
Although most Vietnamese people would say that they are Buddhists, but, in fact, their religion appears to also be a fusion of Chinese beliefs, Confucianism, Taoism, ancestor worship and animism. One tradition central to Vietnamese life and death ...

IBRAHIM MAGU: The fall guy in a face off - Vanguard

Daoism in the News - Sun, 07/16/2017 - 01:13

Vanguard

IBRAHIM MAGU: The fall guy in a face off
Vanguard
In Taoism, the word “Magu” means something quite powerful: the transcendent and immortal divinity of life, who protects the sacred order of the universe, and the female principle. It is like “Ala” – the female goddess of the earth and protector of life ...

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