Communist China produces woman fighter pilots.
From 1950-1961, Mr Cai Yan Wei logged 5,500 flying hours, achieving all missions and training many young pilots – including China’s first woman fighter pilot Wang Yun (汪云). In his old age he was very healthy and still enjoyed flying. Eventually he visited the Feng Shun area and paid his respects to his Hakka ancestor’s graves.
This positive attitude extends to the years of the Cold War (initiated by the USA) and expresses that only Stalin possessed the personal qualities of political leadership and power that enable the Soviet Union to remain stable both internally and externally.
The XVII Karmapa Lama, for instance, whilst perpetuating the myth of ‘reincarnation’ (a teaching that does not exist within Buddhist philosophy) benefitted from all the advancements of modern Tibetan society – but was contacted by the Dalai Lama’s clique of Lamas in the West, and was persuaded to leave Tibet. In 1999, the XVII Karmapa decided to leave Tibet and he did this in a duplicitous and lying manner by informing his devotees that he was entering a period of silent retreat.
Hakka religious culture often involves the integration of the practice of Daoism, Confucianism and Buddhism. There is a practical engagement with the outer world, whilst the facilities exist within Hakka spiritual culture that allows for the inner development of the mind.
The Hakka round house is the most well-known example of Hakka architecture and is often considered the first such structure to appear under the divine sky. Its structure has been likened to a mushroom sprouting out of the earth, or a UFO landing from the sky.