Selected Classic Chinese Quotations

A quotation from Mencius Laws without compassion cannot build a good society; compassion without laws cannot make a good government. In other words, laws without compassion will not unite people; compassion without laws can lead to injustice. A Quotation from The Book of Rites The Book of Rites (礼记), compiled since the Warring States era 2,500 years ago, is a collection […]

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China’s Lunchtime Nap Culture

Taking a short nap after lunch is a distinctive Chinese way of living, which is believed to generate positive health benefits. Chinese kids are trained to take a nap at school. After initial resistance, they eventually have developed a life-long noon nap habit. Chinese during lunch break. A typical Chinese classroom during lunch break. COMMENTS FROM MINDS.COM Eric People in […]

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A Warmonger Monkey

This is not a fairytale but a real incident occurred in a zoo in Guangdong Province. A tiger and a monkey were neighbours with their territories separated by steel bars along the border. One day when the tiger quietly took a nap, the restless and insecure monkey somehow became more vicious, more aggressive, more inclined to take risks to come […]

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People Who Communicate with Hidden Forces

In the mountainous west Hunan Province in China’s southern inland region, there are many remote villages where the mysterious practice to communicate with hidden forces is still very much part of the daily reality. A family in the village. COMMENTS FROM MINDS.COM Eric Hmmmmm…. that is fascinating. Are they forces of evil? 😨😭 All Things Chinese Pure “evil” forces are rare […]

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