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In Greek mythology, Sisyphus was the son of King Aeolus of Thessaly and Enarete. (Image:  pixabay  /  CC0 1.0)

The Myth of Sisyphus

In Greek mythology, Sisyphus was the son of King Aeolus of Thessaly and Enarete. He was the founder and first king of Ephyra (glorious city of Corinth). The stories portray him as being a cunning, selfish ruler who mocked and killed travelers and guests, mistreated…

Eight types of friends. (Image:  pixabay  /  CC0 1.0)

8 Types of Friends

Zeng Guofan was a Chinese statesman, military general, and Confucian scholar of the late Qing Dynasty. He is best known for raising and organizing the Xiang Army to aid the Qing military in suppressing the Taiping Rebellion and restoring the…

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The Myth of Sisyphus

In Greek mythology, Sisyphus was the son of King Aeolus of Thessaly and Enarete. He was the founder and first king of Ephyra (glorious city of Corinth). The stories portray him as being a cunning,…

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Don’t Judge a Person by Their Appearance

Similar in meaning to the saying “Don’t judge a book by its cover,” there is an old Chinese saying: “You can’t measure the sea with a pot.” Appearances can be…

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8 Types of Friends

Zeng Guofan was a Chinese statesman, military general, and Confucian scholar of the late Qing Dynasty. He is best known for raising and organizing the Xiang Army to aid the…