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Tibet Conquers China in 764

Tibet Conquers China in 764

When most people think of Tibet, they think of a beautiful country high up in the clouds. The people that are from this land are known for their great respect for life and go to great lengths to avoid harming even the smallest of critters that inhabit this Earth. So is the way of this […]

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 […]

Chinese massacre of 1871

Chinese massacre of 1871

The atrocities visited upon the slaves that made the American economy what it it today is an unwashable sin thoroughly and permanently staining the reputation of the country. While millions made it to the new world, around 400,000 found themselves in the United States. These slaves were beaten, murdered and raped at the whim of […]

The First President of China

The First President of China

On the 10th of October, in the year 1913, Yuan Shikai was installed as the first president of China. It was done against the wishes of Sun Yat Sen, who is considered by many to be the father of modern China, but with his political maneuvering was able to make it so with the coerced […]

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 […]

The First Opium War

The First Opium War

On September 5th, 1839 the first Opium War started when China attempted to stop Britain from smuggling opium into the country. Smuggling opium into the country was a way for the British to sell their wares to gain the silver that China required for trade, as they had no interest in British goods. British merchants […]

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