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[30 Jul 2010 | Comments Off on Plugging One’s Ears While Stealing a Bell | 1,258 views]
Plugging One’s Ears While Stealing a Bell

It’s bad when one deceives others; it’s stupid that one only fooled oneself when he tried to fool others. Lots of occasions in our everyday life, some people try to deceive others or disguise something by telling themselves the thing does not exist. And of cause, it could only fool themselves.

Two thousand years, Lü Buwei told a vivid story about one fooling himself.

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[31 May 2010 | Comments Off on Lord Ye’s Love of Dragons: Professed Love of What One Really Fears | 960 views]
Lord Ye’s Love of Dragons: Professed Love of What One Really Fears

I have a college friend who is a big sports fan. “I Love Sports”, as he always introduces himself.

However, he only loves “watching” sports. When we try to ask him to join us playing basketball or soccer, he never does. He’d prefer to stay in the dorm to check the most recent news. I am sure you might know some people like him, too.

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[22 Apr 2010 | Comments Off on Lotus and Crane Rectangular Pots: Spirit of New Era | 776 views]
Lotus and Crane Rectangular Pots: Spirit of New Era

This pair of pots are relics unearthed in 1923 at the Great Tomb of King of Zheng State in Xinzheng, Henan Province. Their design and patterns are almost identical to each other. One of them is now at its home province – Henan Museum; the other one is at The Palace Museum in Beijing.