Mind & Spirit

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The Art of Speaking

There is an ancient Chinese saying: “Sickness enters through the mouth; misfortune comes out of it.” The Chinese saying articulated the art of speaking — only speak of meaningful words. Zeng Guofan was a Chinese statesman, military general, and Confucian scholar of the late Qing dynasty.…

Sun took his entourage into the mountains to go hunting. (Image: via  pixabay  /  CC0 1.0)

The Value of a Kind Heart

In Eastern China in the state of Lu, there was a high ranking officer named Meng Sun. One day, Meng Sun took his entourage into the mountains to go hunting, and his household staff Qin Xiba followed along too. During…

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The Golden Recipe for the Plague

Since ancient times, plagues have appeared when the morality of society was generally low. Every time, some people were exposed to the plague, but they did not get infected. How…

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The Art of Speaking

There is an ancient Chinese saying: “Sickness enters through the mouth; misfortune comes out of it.” The Chinese saying articulated the art of speaking — only speak of meaningful words. Zeng Guofan was a Chinese statesman,…

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The Value of a Kind Heart

In Eastern China in the state of Lu, there was a high ranking officer named Meng Sun. One day, Meng Sun took his entourage into the mountains to go hunting,…

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How Power Corrupts the Mind

It is said that power corrupts the mind and that absolute power corrupts one absolutely. Research into the nature of power and how it affects the mind seem to agree…

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Is There a Global Consciousness?

In 1998, a parapsychology experiment called the Global Consciousness Project (GCP) set out to determine whether global consciousness interacts with physical systems and to identify such interactions if they occur.…

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Praying to God for Miracles

Can Hongkongers call upon a sincere belief in the heavens? In ancient times, people revered the heavens and the presence of the divine has been shown to believers across the…

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The Power of Positive Media

There is a slew of studies and information conducted out there about how the media has played a negative role in our contemporary lives. But could the media be an…

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Self-Improvement: 4 Ways to Become Disciplined

The key to leading a happy life is self-discipline. People who cannot control their behavior often end up with financial or psychological damage. A study conducted in 2013 found that…