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The Idea Of Shih – Strategic Advantage In The Art Of War

Sun Tzu (541–482 BC) said, “Seek victory through Shih, not reliance on men.” Sun Bin (380–316 BC) urged his king to build Shih for national defense. Lin Wu (third century BC), a Zhao general said, “What is valued in military affairs is strategic advantage (Shih).” Instead of using military force to subjugate another society or […]

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Relax – You’re Going To Die! 11 Epic Quotes On Death And Living Fully

The fact that our lives are finite and uncertain is something most of us acknowledge, but we rarely consider the implications. For instance, have you ever thought about how much time you have left to do everything you want in life, what you’d immediately regret if you found out you were going to die tomorrow, […]

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Everything Arises, Everything Passes Away – 13 Epic Quotes About Anatta: The Doctrine Of No Soul

The revolutionary doctrine of Anatta, or “no permanent self” was first expounded by The Buddha, and to a degree the Greek Heraclitus at nearly the same time – approximately 500BC. The doctrine of anatta runs contrary to basic human instincts and as such, is nearly impossible for most humans to truly grasp, and is widely […]

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Maximizing Now: 8 Epic Quotes On Living In The Present Moment

How do we deal with the realities of today’s world, including economic hardship and insecurity? Living in the present moment is the secret key to contentment. We continuously have our heads occupied or thoughts about the past or about the future in our busy lives such as what are we going to become or what […]

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Who Was Li Zongwu?

Many people are curious these days about Li Zongwu, the inventor of Thick Black Theory. Who was he?   Nan Huaidong relates his experience of Li Zongwu: I left Zhejiang for Chengdu. I had just turned 20 years old. People in Chengdu weren’t too fond of people from Zhejiang, but I wanted to study Feijian […]

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