Saturday, October 23, 2021

Wisdom

Su Dongpo Wisely Handled a Difficult Case

Su Dongpo was a noted scholar of the Northern Song Dynasty. He had many accomplishments and excelled at poetry, verse, calligraphy, and painting. In...

A New Study Shows Genes Are the Key to Academic Success

Parents always worry about whether their children will do well at school, but their kids probably were born with much of what they will...

How the Imperial Examiner Faced a Candidate

Palace Examination was the highest level of examination in the ancient Chinese civil service examination system. The first place winner would receive the title...

Why Is ‘The Art of War’ Popular With Japanese and Korean Businesses?

For almost 1,500 years, Sun Tzu’s The Art of War has been a significant influence in the Far East. Published in Chinese, it was...

How to Judge a Person’s Moral Character

It’s hard to really judge a person’s moral character. But in certain situations, you can see a person’s heart more clearly. What’s their reaction when...

How Can I Help My Child to Succeed at School? A New Study Tells All

Research shows that the more skills children bring with them to kindergarten — in basic math, reading, even friendship and cooperation — the more...

Hidden Medical Text Can Now Be Read for the First Time in a Thousand Years

With X-ray imaging at SLAC’s synchrotron, scientists uncovered a 6th century hidden medical text translation of a book by the Greek-Roman doctor Galen. The...

Compassion Helped Neanderthals to Survive

They have an unwarranted image as brutish and uncaring, but new research has revealed just how knowledgeable and effective Neanderthal healthcare was. The study, by...

10 Warnings From Chinese Philosophy to Guide Modern Life

With the fast pace of modern society, every aspect of the environment seems to be getting more complex. People feel overwhelmed and don’t always...

Greater Than the Sky: Reflections on the Classic Sayings of Laozi

Laozi was an ancient Chinese philosopher and writer. He is known as the reputed author of the Tao Te Ching, the founder of philosophical Taoism,...
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