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Pelosi Visits Dalai Lama

Pelosi Visits Dalai Lama

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi traveled to India with a bi-partisan delegation to visit the spiritual leader The Dalai Lama and to shed light on the alleged human rights abuse of Tibetans. “As we visit His Holiness the Dalai Lama, our bipartisan delegation comes in his spirit of faith and peace. We come on this […]

Chinese Students in California Seek Safe Space from Dali Lama

Chinese Students in California Seek Safe Space from Dali Lama

The “safe space” movement that’s been sweeping the American campus is now rubbing off on international students well, beginning in California. The University of California at San Diego announced it was welcoming the Tibetan spiritual leader Dali Lama to speak at commencement, causing Chinese students who view him as a dangerous separatist – a popular […]

Tsai Ing-wen Clocked in Texas

Tsai Ing-wen Clocked in Texas

Every country is filled with rich history, traditions, and customs that are what make that nation what it is. Part of receiving foreign diplomats and royalty is to understand those cultural significances – especially when giving gifts. Texas governor Greg Abbott apparently didn’t get the memo. Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen is making a four-country tour […]

CCTV Airs Confucius Doc.

CCTV Airs Confucius Doc.

A historic documentary on Confucius aired on China Central Television (CCTV) Friday night. The 90-minute, six-part documentary took two years to make and it is the first documentary to be produced by China and a foreign company. It was produced by state-run CCTV in cooperation with Britain’s Lion TV, China International Television Corporation and the […]

Confucianism Fuels Cultural Revival in China

Confucianism Fuels Cultural Revival in China

As China continues dealing with a growing presence on the world stage and a rapidly changing society, its leaders are looking to an uncommon source for answers: the teachings of Confucius. For decades, the ruling Chinese Communist Party has neglected the philosopher’s beliefs along with its institutional aspects. During the cultural revolution of 1966 to […]

When Music and Ritual Ruled Chinese Society

When Music and Ritual Ruled Chinese Society

While analyzing China’s one-party Communist state where cultural and spiritual repression is enforced by official policing agencies and backed by the government’s propaganda mouthpieces, it’s important to remember that the arts were once pillars of Chinese society cultivated through thousands of years. One of the five great Chinese scholarly works is considered to be the […]

American Universities Lack Chinese Philosophers – Professor

American Universities Lack Chinese Philosophers – Professor

We all know Confucius, but an American university professor argues that’s not enough. Eric Schwitzgebel a professor of philosophy at UC Riverside and the author of “Perplexities of Consciousness,” argues that philosophy departments lack Chinese philosophers and, as a result, aren’t well-rounded. “Pilosophy professors in the United States have all heard of Confucius and the […]