Hundreds gathered on a cold and wet March day in 2015, at Highgate Cemetery (North London), around the grave of Karl Marx (1818-1883), to hear
Original Chinese Language Article: http://www.guancha.cn (Translated by Adrian Chan-Wyles PhD) Porta Nigra (Black Gate) Tier, Germany, 5.5.13. Here, on this day, 500 one meter
Under the influence of this distorted – and non-working class perspective – Marx is wrong, Lenin is mistaken, Stalin is evil, and China is not a Communist country. So desperate has the political Left become in the contemporary West, that one faction of it actually considers the totalitarian ideological leanings of Kim Jong Un’s North Korea (DPRK) as somehow ‘dialectically’ relevant to the British working classes who have had a thoroughly different trajectory of historical development to that of their Korean comrades.
Original Chinese Language Article: By Liu Lin (刘林) Photograph: By Peng Hua Ming (彭华明) Source: Beijing Entertainment News (Translated by Adrian Chan-Wyles PhD) Yesterday, (8.4.08),
The Zhouyi (i.e. Yijing) is demonstrably far older than the Dao De Jing, and it is an interesting consideration that the author(s) of the latter may well have been copying the organisation structure of the former, as a means to ensure political and social legitimacy for their text.
The Pali word ‘akata’ translates as ‘uncreate’, and this has been translated into the Chinese language through the use of the Daoist term ‘Wu Wei’ (無為). This is important in implication for the Ch’an idiom ‘language of the uncreate’., as it means that Ch’an doctrine is not only securely rooted in Buddhist scripture, but rooted in the earliest strata of that scripture.