Dear Gillian Hong Xiuquan (1814-1864) was a ‘Hakka’ Confucian scholar from Guangdong, who came into contact with Western (Christian) missionaries in his youth. Although all evidence suggests that
Dear Gilliian Clarity and insight (this will make sense when you finish reading). You exhibit a cultural habit that is probably instinctive but manifests regularly.
It can be said that apes and monkeys – humans are ‘apes’ – are all physically and psychological bound together by an intimate association with
As both sides of my family are politically rooted in Chinese and Soviet Communism – I can say that outside my house was very different
Translator’s Note: The Soviet Red Army experimented with elected officers (chosen by the men serving as ordinary soldiers), that changed regularly – with no formal
Enlightenment is not the acceptance of, or practical experience of rebirth. Enlightenment is not the acceptance of, or practical experience of a ‘soul’ theory. In other words, a fully enlightened and rational mind, is a mind ‘emptied’ of all delusion and irrationality.