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Green investors and right-wing sceptics clash on the meaning of ... - The Economist (blog)

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 11:02

The Economist (blog)

Green investors and right-wing sceptics clash on the meaning of ...
The Economist (blog)
WHEN the Western Christian world divided down the middle exactly 500 years ago, both the Catholic and Protestant sides became adept at using scripture to ...

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Bruce Lee Podcast #70: Interview with Chris Hardwick - Nerdist

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 10:42

Nerdist

Bruce Lee Podcast #70: Interview with Chris Hardwick
Nerdist
As a teen studying kung fu in Hong Kong, Bruce Lee was taught the ancient wisdom of Taoism and Asian philosophies that were the foundation of his martial arts training. He went on to study philosophy in college and eventually developed his own martial ...

Medvedev: CPC congress enhances ties - Chinadaily USA

Tue, 10/31/2017 - 19:32

Medvedev: CPC congress enhances ties
Chinadaily USA
He has an interest in Chinese traditional culture, such as Taoism, and has encouraged Russian people to learn Chinese on a variety of occasions. Medvedev has met Xi five times in the past five years, and in those meetings they stressed the importance ...

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Singapore bans two Muslim preachers, citing divisive views - Reuters

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 07:28

Singapore bans two Muslim preachers, citing divisive views
Reuters
“(Their views) are unacceptable in the context of Singapore's multi-racial and multi-religious society,” the ministry said. Reuters was not in a position to reach out to the pair. Singapore is predominantly Chinese, many of whom follow Buddhism and ...

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Singapore Bans Two Muslim Preachers, Citing Divisive Views - U.S. News & World Report

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 07:24

Singapore Bans Two Muslim Preachers, Citing Divisive Views
U.S. News & World Report
"(Their views) are unacceptable in the context of Singapore's multi-racial and multi-religious society," the ministry said. Reuters was not in a position to reach out to the pair. Singapore is predominantly Chinese, many of whom follow Buddhism and ...

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The best things to do on a Chengdu visit: it's not all pandas and spicy hotpot - South China Morning Post

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 00:46

South China Morning Post

The best things to do on a Chengdu visit: it's not all pandas and spicy hotpot
South China Morning Post
Another renowned mountain easily accessible from Chengdu is Mount Qingcheng, famous for being the birthplace of Chinese Taoism in the second century AD. Less than an hour by high-speed train northwest of Chengdu, the mountain is dotted with temples ...

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Malaysian dies in bizarre 'human steaming' stunt - Global Times

Sun, 10/29/2017 - 06:48

Malaysian dies in bizarre 'human steaming' stunt
Global Times
Ethnic Chinese make up a quarter of Malaysia's 31 million inhabitants, with the majority of them following Taoism - a philosophical and religious belief system rooted in Chinese customs - or Buddhism. About 60 percent of Malaysia's population is Muslim.

John Andersen: The religion of Halloween - Chippewa Herald

Sat, 10/28/2017 - 05:08

Chippewa Herald

John Andersen: The religion of Halloween
Chippewa Herald
On Oct. 6 in the New York Times, an article appeared written by Robert Pear, Rebecca R. Ruiz and Laurie Goodstein. The article quoted President Trump as saying “We will not allow people of faith to be targeted, bullied or silenced anymore.” Whose ...

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Plans to promote more cultural exchange between China and Malaysia - The Star Online

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 19:32

The Star Online

Plans to promote more cultural exchange between China and Malaysia
The Star Online
The event at Wisma Fui Chiu on Wednesday saw participants from various parts of China and Malaysia. Guan Gong is one of the best known Chinese historical figures throughout East Asia. In Taoism, Guan Gong is worshipped as the god of literature, god of ...

Ningbo native: a man of vision, heart and talent - Shanghai Daily

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 07:47

Ningbo native: a man of vision, heart and talent
Shanghai Daily
As a man with a wide range of interests, he spent the first three decades of his life studying different schools, including Confucianism, Taoism and Buddhism. He also practiced various activities including horse riding, archery and traveled widely. He ...

China daily slams Rajnath Singh's 'India dominated China for 2000 years' remark - WION

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 02:10

WION

China daily slams Rajnath Singh's 'India dominated China for 2000 years' remark
WION
Buddhism has little to do with contemporary India, whose mainstream religion is Hinduism, the Global Times said quoting experts in China. The newspaper said Chinese civilization features various schools of thought, including Confucianism, Taoism and ...

A Feast for Nestorius: Maybe Heretic, But, in the Dream Time, Founder of My Buddhist-Christian Church - Patheos (blog)

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 23:02

Patheos (blog)

A Feast for Nestorius: Maybe Heretic, But, in the Dream Time, Founder of My Buddhist-Christian Church
Patheos (blog)
What if something emerged out of Christianity, and Buddhism, and Daoism streaming together as a new version of the ancient Watercourse Way? What would that be? What could that be? So, for me, blessings on the saint. Blessings on that dream church, ...

Chinese Five-spice Powder: Tasty and Not Necessarily Five Spices - HowStuffWorks

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 17:39

HowStuffWorks

Chinese Five-spice Powder: Tasty and Not Necessarily Five Spices
HowStuffWorks
While this would seem counterintuitive to many modern readers, the Taoism founder's point was that if you use any sense to its fullest, you dull its ability. Other Taoist thinkers made a point of championing the simple tastes of foods like rice and ...

Malaysian Taoist medium 'steamed to death' during a ritual performance - Telegraph.co.uk

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 07:35

Telegraph.co.uk

Malaysian Taoist medium 'steamed to death' during a ritual performance
Telegraph.co.uk
The elaborate ritual is one of the many acts performed at festivals in multi-ethnic Malaysia, designed to depict immense physical strength and endurance. Ethnic Chinese make up a quarter of Malaysia's 31 million inhabitants, with the majority following ...
Malaysian man dies in Taoist 'human steaming' stuntThe Straits Times
Medium steamed to death as wok ritual goes wrongSky News
'Steaming' act goes horribly wrongThe Star Online

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Malaysian man dies in Taoist 'human steaming' stunt - The Straits Times

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 06:21

The Straits Times

Malaysian man dies in Taoist 'human steaming' stunt
The Straits Times
Ethnic Chinese make up a quarter of Malaysia's 31 million inhabitants, with the majority of them following Taoism - a philosophical and religious belief system rooted in Chinese customs - or Buddhism. About 60 per cent of Malaysia's population is Muslim.
Medium steamed to death as wok ritual goes wrongSky News
'Steaming' act goes horribly wrongThe Star Online

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Malaysian man dies in bizarre 'human steaming' stunt - Daily Mail

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 05:44

Daily Mail

Malaysian man dies in bizarre 'human steaming' stunt
Daily Mail
A Malaysian Taoist medium has died while performing a "human steaming" stunt which involved him sitting on top of a bubbling wok covered by a giant metal lid, reports said Wednesday. Lim Ba, 68, suffered a heart attack and burns after attempting to ...

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An Appointment With Majesty: Jade Dragon Release Date - Develop

Tue, 10/24/2017 - 21:50

An Appointment With Majesty: Jade Dragon Release Date
Develop
p>STOCKHOLM - October 24 - In less than a month, desktop royalty will have the chance to test their resilience against the most majestic empire of the Middle Ages. On November 16, 2017, Paradox Development Studio will release Crusader Kings II: Jade ...

Climbing China's Stairway to Heaven in a Range Rover: Incredible footage shows 4x4 driving up 999 steps up a ... - Daily Mail

Tue, 10/24/2017 - 13:55

Daily Mail

Climbing China's Stairway to Heaven in a Range Rover: Incredible footage shows 4x4 driving up 999 steps up a ...
Daily Mail
Incredible footage emerged online showing a Range Rover 4x4 going up nearly 1,000 steps in a Chinese scenic spot in northwest China. Tourists were stunned to see the car speeding up the stairs in seconds, reaching the famous Heaven's Gate at the top of ...

Communist China President Xi Jinping Now Wants to Control Religion Too - Newsweek

Tue, 10/24/2017 - 12:22

Newsweek

Communist China President Xi Jinping Now Wants to Control Religion Too
Newsweek
China officially recognizes Buddhism, Taoism, Islam, Protestantism and Catholicism, but it has cracked down heavily on Muslim and Buddhist groups suspected of separatism. Meanwhile, Falun Gong, a meditation-focused spiritual group that was banned in ...

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China expert sees religious revival - Yale Daily News (blog)

Tue, 10/24/2017 - 01:08

Yale Daily News (blog)

China expert sees religious revival
Yale Daily News (blog)
In recent years, China has seen a surge in religious activity, with millions of Chinese citizens turning toward folk religions, Buddhism, Daoism, Christianity and other forms of spirituality. Journalist Ian Johnson, who won a Pulitzer Prize in 2001 for ...