The distinctly ‘fascistic’ elements of Japanese racism – defined as ‘fighting spirit’ – was imported into the West as being both ‘transcendent’ and ‘spiritual’ – and presented as an example to be followed by those Westerners interested in the practice of Japanese martial arts. Overnight a number of serving or ex-serving US Servicemen sprang-up in the US wearing the white ‘gi’ and black belts around their middle.
Today, I doubt the ‘Flemish’ origination for my branch of the Wyles Clan, as we lived for hundreds of years in one traceable village (Duddington) and was a prominent family in that place. If there had been any Flemish origination, it would have been recorded somewhere, but it was not. However, research is ongoing.
Pharaoh Tutankhamen – a proud, Black African man.
There are many differences between Chinese Ch’an and Japanese Zen – here the esteemed translator Thomas Cleary – focuses on the misunderstanding regarding ‘breathing’ as applied within the Japanese Zen schools, and how this deviates from Chinese Ch’an and Chinese Daoism.
Gay Rights in the Taiwan area of China. 酷影音 | 真愛是沒有限制的 牧師獨子愛上佛教徒男友的求婚愛情故事
This essentially ‘Cold War’ rhetoric presents the Tibetan people through a highly racialised filter, very much in the mould of WWII era Japanese militarism and fascism (which depicted the Japanese people as being both physically and spiritually superior to all other ethnic groups). It is also something akin to Hitlerism, and the notion of a ‘pure race’ and of a race of ‘supermen’.