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Chinese Photographer Chen Man Comes Under Fire for ‘Hellish’ Dior Ad
An exhibition in the luxurious West Bund Art Center of Shanghai has come under fire in China after an ad was harshly criticized for featuring a model in a way that many felt was a...
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Unity of Heaven and Mankind: The Wisdom of Traditional Chinese Culture
Traditional Chinese culture was inspired by the divine. The wisdom of Confucianism, Buddhism, Taoism, and the understanding of "the unity of heaven and mankind (天人合一)" enabled Chinese civilization to endure for thousands of years. "When...
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Chinese Dissident Ai Weiwei: US Is Already an ‘Authoritarian State’
On Nov. 12, Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei in discussion with  PBS’s Firing Line host, Margaret Hoover warned against too much political correctness in America, stating America is already an “authoritarian state” and probably not...
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2 Native American Legends Remind Us: Be Thankful for Nature’s Gifts
Thanksgiving is an official holiday in seven countries around the world, but there are still other nations that have similar, unofficial, harvest celebrations that remind one to be thankful for a bountiful harvest, family, and...
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Unlocking the Mysteries of the Human Heart
When we consider the mysteries of the human heart, it can be said that a person is equipped with not just one heart. We have both a physical heart, and an emotional heart; and then...
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An Ancient Chinese Story of a Good Deed Rewarded
Repaying a debt of gratitude, or bao en (報恩), is an important concept in traditional Chinese culture, and it is often demonstrated in legends and heroic stories of the past. In this story it manifests as...
Li Ziqi, China’s Silent Youtube Star, Vanishes From Limelight as She Takes On Brand Agency
Known for depicting an image of delicious home cooked meals, crafty inventions, and idyllic rural serenity in her wordless yet expressive videos, Li Ziqi has become a cultural sensation both in her home country China...
Iceland Comes Up With Parody of Zuckerberg’s Meta Promotional Ad
A couple of weeks back, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the rebranding of the platform into “Metaverse.” In a video, Zuckerberg explained the 3D virtual reality of Metaverse by having himself inserted into computer-generated imagery....
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Imaginary World Mapping
When reading a book for the first time, finding a beautiful map among the pages is an exciting bonus that adds another dimension to the narrative. A map shows that everything is in order -...