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How Zhuge Liang’s Feather Fan Was Made

The ancient book Three Kingdoms by Sanguo Yanyi (三國演義) depicts the periods of the Three Kingdoms, where Zhuge Liang is pictured as the commander...

The 6 Types of Regret and How Their Lessons Can Better Your Future

Life is difficult, and sometimes you have regrets, but you can always make a better future. There was a famous grand chancellor of China’s...

Ancient Teachings on How to Deal With Your Mistakes

Today, there are numerous psychologists and specialists coming up with various methods to correct the mistakes we make in our live. While some of...

The Amazing Egyptian Egg Ovens

The ancient Egyptians were known to be master builders, having built the pyramids and other wondrous architecture. Their expertise can also be seen in...

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...

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