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[16 Jul 2010 | Comments Off on Never Lie to Your Kids – Why Zengzi Slaughtered the Pig | 1,276 views]
Never Lie to Your Kids – Why Zengzi Slaughtered the Pig

“Confucius’s children did not know about swearing at others, and Zengzi’s children did not know about anger. This could only come about because the parents were good at teaching them.” Zengzi’s method of teaching his children has been admired throughout history.

Here is a well-known ancient story about Zeng Zi teaching children.

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[18 Mar 2010 | Comments Off on The Pity of Zhong-Yong: A Wasted Child Prodigy | 2,132 views]
The Pity of Zhong-Yong: A Wasted Child Prodigy

Education is critical to a nation. Nobody would argue about this. Today, in such a technology driven world, a high school diploma is definitely not enough for a decent job.

1000 years ago, a great Chinese poet and politician Wang Anshi told a story about how important education is, even a child prodigy was no exception.

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[17 Jan 2009 | Comments Off on Li Guang shot the rock tiger | 970 views]

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Storyteller: Our muscle and bone made human body might not be as powerful as steel and engine powered machines. But you can never underestimate the potential of our body, either intelligent or physical. A computer can never beat human on playing Go game; and the Olympic records are refreshed again and again. And you must have heard some extraordinary stories about how powerful a human being can be in emergency situations.  Here is another that kind of story. I start with a poem, then the story …

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[11 Jan 2009 | Comments Off on Listen to Your Doctor | 242 views]

Storyteller: To see a doctor is not a very happy thing, because that means you have some trouble with your health or at least your body is not at its best condition.  Many kids hate doctors / nurses / clinics because they are closely connected to needle sting,  bitter pill, and painful days. (Honestly, I was one of those kids).  Some adult people don’t like doctors, either; they think themselves as strong and disease-proof.  In their opinion, doctors are just businessmen like lawyers and dealers.  However, that kind of prejudice …