Ancient Chinese Math

The Nine Chapters on the Mathematics Nine Chapters Math is the most important math book in Chinese history prior to the 20th century. Most researchers believe ancient mathematics in China and in the Mediterranean worked independently up to the time when the Nine Chapters Math reached its final form that was around the first century. “The method of chapter 7 […]

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Democracy and Dictatorship

Democracy or Dictatorship? The Corporate United States The essence  The Corporate United States The form COMMENTS FROM GOOGLE PLUS Jan 18, 2017 Mani Elliott What’s wrong with democracy? All Things Chinese Democracy without centralization, for a group, it could mean inefficiency; for a country, it might lead to anarchy. But this is still not the worst scenario. What’s truly nasty […]

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A Song Dynasty Ashoka Tower

In the year of 1011 during the Northern Song, a brand new 9-storey Buddhist pagoda was complete in Nanjing, in today’s Jiangsu Province. Under the pagoda, there is a basement where this Ashoka Tower along with Shakyamuni Buddha’s bone fragments, a crystal bowl, and a number of priceless Buddhist treasures was stored after a public ceremony hosted by grand Buddhist […]

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Traditional Chinese Bridges

A royal wedding procession passes through an arched bridge in Bianliang, the capital city of the North Song Dynasty in today’s Kaifeng, Henan Province. Arched Bridges A single-arch bridge in an old waterfront neighbourhood in Suzhou, an ancient city near Shanghai. A three-arch bridge in the ancient city Jiaxing in Zhejiang Province. COMMENTS FROM MINDS Eric The Romans used the […]

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Traditional Chinese Swords

Chinese swords of Warring States Era, collection of Shanghai Museum 2,500-Year-Old Sword of Goujian Long before the First Emperor Qin drove his army from the west in Xi’an to reach the east coast area and united China in 221BC, there were two highly developed kingdoms in the seaboard region, one in Shaoxing (near Hangzhou) and another in Suzhou (near Shanghai). […]

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Five Epidemic Demons

In Chinese mythology, epidemics are caused by Five Epidemic Demons with five pairs of evil eyes, all having a human body but the head of a man, a tiger, a horse, a bird or a rooster. According to the Encyclopedia on The Origin of the Mysterious Figures from Confucius, Buddhism and Daoist (三教源流搜神大全), a work compiled during the Ming Dynasty, […]

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COVID19 Pandemic (3) – The World

The World Pandemic Outbreak in Italy Dr Remuzzi, co-author of a paper in The Lancet, says he is now hearing information from Italian GPs. “They remember having seen strange pneumonia in November. It means the virus was circulating in Italy before the outbreak in China.” An artwork by Aurora Different Foreign Policies from Different Cultural Traditions China sent a medical […]

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COVID19 Pandemic (2) – China

Life In China During Wuhan LockDown In rural areas of Hubei and Henan provinces, villagers blocked the roads between villages in an attempt to stop the spread of the super infectious coronavirus. COMMENTS FROM MINDS Jan 27, 2020 Eric Coronavirus can not pass the pile of manure. Thake that you bad virus. I hear that there are some cities under […]

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COVID19 Pandemic (1) – Wuhan

Wuhan Before Struck by Coronavirus A night scene of Wuhan before coronavirus breakout. East Lake in the city of Wuhan. Wuhan sports stadium that hosted the 7th Military World Games in October 2019 between 18th and 27th. A scene of the splendid performance on the opening ceremony of the 7th Military World Games in Wuhan. More than 9,300 military sports […]

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