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Silicon Valley tech workers are using an ancient philosophy designed for Greek slaves as a life hack - Quartz

Sat, 12/17/2016 - 15:31

Silicon Valley tech workers are using an ancient philosophy designed for Greek slaves as a life hack
Quartz
Though several Eastern philosophies such as Buddhism, Daoism, and Confucianism have a clear practical element, Stoicism is one of the most accessible and explicitly practical schools of western philosophy. The philosophy advocates self-control and not ...

LSMSA students learn about religious traditions in class - The Advocate

Fri, 12/16/2016 - 16:26

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LSMSA students learn about religious traditions in class
The Advocate
Story Continued Below. During the semester, students have studied Hinduism, Jainism, Sikhism, Buddhism, Confucianism and Daoism (Taoism). The class was led by Prem Gongaju. Enrolled students include Genesis Lambert, a senior from Denham Springs.

'The Bleeding Edge' Portrays, Provokes the Evils of Communism - The Weekly Standard (blog)

Fri, 12/16/2016 - 08:34

'The Bleeding Edge' Portrays, Provokes the Evils of Communism
The Weekly Standard (blog)
The group's organized persecution is the subject of The Bleeding Edge, and Lin plays an imprisoned practitioner. Falun Gong is a Buddhism- and Taoism-based meditational practice, officially outlawed by the Communist Party in 1999. Since then, state ...

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Tapping a muse in the solitude of mountains - Shanghai Daily (subscription)

Thu, 12/15/2016 - 12:06

Shanghai Daily (subscription)

Tapping a muse in the solitude of mountains
Shanghai Daily (subscription)
The mountain, its southern peak rising 2,155 meters, is regarded as a cradle of Chinese civilization thousands of years ago and is also the considered the birthplace of Taoism. From an artistic view, the granite mountain stood between heaven and earth.

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Where East meets West - Bangkok Post

Wed, 12/14/2016 - 20:49

Bangkok Post

Where East meets West
Bangkok Post
The Ruins of St Paul's refers to the three-storeyed sculpted stone façade that remains of the ancient Church of Mater Dei and its adjacent St Paul's College, which was the first Western-style university in the Far East. The church and the college were ...

LSMSA students learn about religious traditions in class | East ... - The Advocate

Wed, 12/14/2016 - 16:48

The Advocate

LSMSA students learn about religious traditions in class | East ...
The Advocate
Students in the Religions of Asia class at the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts in Natchitoches dressed up to reflect and represent the humanity ...

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LSMSA students learn about religious traditions in class | Ascension ... - The Advocate

Wed, 12/14/2016 - 16:36

The Advocate

LSMSA students learn about religious traditions in class | Ascension ...
The Advocate
Students in the Religions of Asia class at the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts in Natchitoches dressed up to reflect and represent the humanity ...

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COA brings ancient Chinese culture to light - www.hometownweekly.net (press release) (registration)

Wed, 12/14/2016 - 15:02

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COA brings ancient Chinese culture to light
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Early China was very concerned with the principles of harmony and oneness between heaven and earth. Bob further explained these through the three main Chinese religions, Taoism, Buddhism, and Confucianism. “Taoism seeks the truth in any endeavor.

If you don't know about Bokida yet, it's not too late - Kill Screen (blog)

Wed, 12/14/2016 - 09:03

Kill Screen (blog)

If you don't know about Bokida yet, it's not too late
Kill Screen (blog)
This lead us to read many translations of the Tao Te Ching (or Dao De Jing, a fundamental text of Taoism) and to incorporate some of the meaning found in these words in Bokida, most prominently drawing from the key principle of non-action.” My mind is ...

Why I Still Teach World Religions - Huffington Post

Tue, 12/13/2016 - 13:33

Huffington Post

Why I Still Teach World Religions
Huffington Post
Using Stephen Prothero's God Is Not One as our main textbook, we discuss the Abrahamic traditions in chronological order (Judaism, Christianity, Islam) and several Asian traditions (Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Daoism). Prothero inexplicably ...

Archaeologists Unearth Gruesome Site Where Chinese Emperors Sacrificed Horses - Ancient Origins

Mon, 12/12/2016 - 20:47

Ancient Origins

Archaeologists Unearth Gruesome Site Where Chinese Emperors Sacrificed Horses
Ancient Origins
An interesting article about Daoism's ethics with regard to the treatment of animals by Louis Komjathy, states that according to an early Daoist text, the Zhuanzhi, animals held a special place in China and were not suitable for sacrifice. The ...

Another look at a literary classic - Trinidad and Tobago's Newsday ... - Trinidad News

Mon, 12/12/2016 - 01:18

Another look at a literary classic - Trinidad and Tobago's Newsday ...
Trinidad News
SUN TZU'S The Art of War (514 BC) emerged from a tumultuous period in China's history. William Jenner describes “a world of absolute insecurity, in which any ...

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Winter scenery of Kongdong Mountain - China.org.cn

Sun, 12/11/2016 - 04:37

China.org.cn

Winter scenery of Kongdong Mountain
China.org.cn
Located some 12 km from the west of Pingliang City, the Kongdong Mountain Scenic Area covers around 84 square kilometers. Its main peak stands at 2123.3m high. The mountain, which is called as the "First Mountain of Taoism", boasts some amazing ...

O Solstice Tree! - Curry Coastal Pilot

Sat, 12/10/2016 - 04:19

O Solstice Tree!
Curry Coastal Pilot
I really go overboard; I know. I also have trouble with the religious aspect, because, if I had to pick a religion to which I so-very-loosely adhere, it would be paganism or Daoism. The paganism part involves trees, but it doesn't make it any easier to ...

Spotlight: Christianity, Islam can't avoid one another - Peoria Journal Star

Fri, 12/09/2016 - 20:20

Peoria Journal Star

Spotlight: Christianity, Islam can't avoid one another
Peoria Journal Star
Hinduism was third with over a billion, or 15 percent, followed by Buddhism at 535 million, 7.1 percent. Judaism with 14.2 million represented two-tenths of 1 percent. Bahaism, Jainism, Sikhism, Shintoism, Taoism, Tenrikyo, Wicca and Zoroastrianism ...

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Move undermines Govt's good work, says CCM - The Star Online

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 19:47

Move undermines Govt's good work, says CCM
The Star Online
Malaysian Consultative Council of Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Sikhism and Taoism vice-president Jagir Singh said if the Law Reform Bill is passed, it would supersede state legislations that go against the Federal Constitution. Jagir, who is the ...

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