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Policemen Escape Death by Abandoning Evil

This is a story that took place during the time of the Republic of China (1912-1949). Zhang Fengjiu, a native of Jilin, voluntarily provided...

Chinese Fables With Moral Teachings

China is replete with numerous stories that propagate strong ethics. These stories have been passed down from one generation to another with the aim...

Li Hui Settled Disputes With Wisdom and Integrity

Li Hui, a local official in the Northern Wei Dynasty, paid great attention to the fairness and correctness of verdicts. Here are two short...

The Wisdom of Socrates (and How He Died)

The "refined" nobles of Athens often looked down upon Socrates. Socrates did not dress up like them; he wore no footwear; he wasn’t wasteful...

Do Not Feel Things Are Unfair – Everything Is the Best Arrangement

In ancient times, there was a king who liked to dress as a commoner and go hunting with his Chief Minister. The motto of...

Wu Qi Stated That the Prosperity of a Country Lies in Its Morality

Wu Qi was a well-known military strategist during the Warring States Period in China, but he never met a virtuous master who appreciated him....

Taoist Tale: A Bowl of Rice

This is a story from ancient China. Once upon a time, there was a Taoist master who was known for his uncanny ability to...

What Is the Socratic Method, and Why Do We Need It Today?

Ask anyone who knows about Socrates and they will tell you about his most endearing and at the same time his most scary quality...

Why Is Loyalty so Precious?

What is loyalty? To be loyal is to give firm allegiance and support. This could be to your family, friends, workplace, a cause, country,...

Being Kind Will Benefit Future Generations

Chinese culture stresses that good will be rewarded with good, and evil with evil. The energy of goodness is real. It can bring blessings...

Greed Can Ruin a Person’s Destiny

There is a legend about a once-famous painter. He wanted to make the Buddha and demons the subjects of his paintings, but since he...

How Did Confucius Deal With Yan Hui When He Stole the Rice?

Yan Hui, also known as Yan Yuan, was an ancient Chinese philosopher from the state of Lu (521-481 B.C.). He was the favorite disciple...

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China Using LinkedIn to Recruit Spies

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