Saturday, September 25, 2021

Wisdom

Is a Half-Truth More Cowardly Than a Lie?

"A half-truth is the most cowardly of lies." - Mark Twain With the onset of the digital revolution and various social media personalities and pages...

Wise Decision Made by an Ancient Chinese Official

A Chinese official during the Ming Dynasty had to make a wise decision regarding a goose. One day, a local farmer went to the...

Ancient Chinese Philosophy: Transforming Hostility into Harmony

In the world of ancient Chinese philosophy, there was a Chinese warrior who was very arrogant and so rude that he often bullied his...

Good Habits Affect the Outcome of Your Life

Why is developing good habits important? There is a saying attributed to Lao Tzu: "Watch your thoughts, they become your words; watch your words,...

6 Inspiring Female Philosophers

A majority of people, when asked about noted philosophers, will draw references to scholarly philosophers like Aristotle and Socrates; however, very few are aware...

4 Inspirational Stories to Uplift Your Soul

Short inspirational stories are powerful reads; the best thing is that they are easy to digest, and there’s always a moral at the end...

Former Korean Child Prodigy: Happiness Comes From Ordinary Things

Would being the most intelligent person on the planet make you happy? Not necessarily — the life of a former South Korean child prodigy...

Good Character Is Your Real Fortune

Your real fortune is neither beauty nor money; rather, it's possessing good character, which is a passport to a good life. In an indifferent...

Honest Advice Grates on the Ear

Even for a great general like Liu Bang, honest advice could grate on the ear. During the last year of the Qin Dynasty, Liu...

How a Poor Man’s Greed Cost Him Everything

During a war, with more and more people fleeing the famine, Wang Laoliu picked up all his worldly possessions — a bag of sweet potatoes — and joined...
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