Ecological Socialism: The Historical and Cultural Significance of Rural Perspectives – By Prof. Zhao Yuezhi (赵月枝)

However, China is still moving within a Socialist context toward the achievement of ‘Socialism’, which is not far from actuality. What capitalists think about this is irrelevant – rather like a medieval ‘doctor’ stating his opposition to modern medicine whilst not even understanding what it is he is disagreeing with!

The Ch’an Lineage and the Resurgence of Traditional Chinese Culture – Shi Ben Xing (释本性)

I would like to add that the ‘Fa Yan’ lineage of the Ch’an School is particularly well-placed to assist the revival, preservation and transmission of traditional Chinese culture within a thoroughly ‘modern’ setting. The ‘Fa Yan’ tradition is ancient and has survived for hundreds of years as a distinct and intact transmission of Ch’an Buddhism. The ‘Fa Yan’ lineage of Longyan can be very useful and serve China faithfully in this task.

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