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  1. Free at end (from China zoo)

    Don't blame science for someone making a mistake.
  2. Question about Falun Dafa / Falun Gong

    It was used positively for thousands of years, negatively for only two decades or so and that happened almost exclusively in European cultural sphere. In Asian countries people mostly aren't aware of the evil that you associate with the symbol when they use it in their religious symbolism for millenia.
  3. Question about Falun Dafa / Falun Gong

    I don't know what they practiced, but there are many Buddhist qigong out there. Swastika is common in Buddhism so there is nothing surprising if it's used in China, India or Japan. It becomes an evil symbol when combined with evil beliefs.
  4. What are you watching on Youtube?

    I liked the show of respect at the end.
  5. LMP, SonOfTheGods, Mercury Fire Blood and Honey

    If you do your thing and you're honest about it, it shouldn't bother people. I saw some back and forth... but honestly, I don't know what the conflict is about. In what sense are you anti-taoist?
  6. LMP, SonOfTheGods, Mercury Fire Blood and Honey

    I wouldn't put them down just because they seem to be having a bit of fun, they could be onto something. I doubt any serious traditional schools will pay any attention to them. I assume they're not even Chinese or pretending to be from a trad. lineage.
  7. How would you infiltrate a cult?

    By yourself you could end up wasting your time or worse. Don't think they're all just what they seem on the outside, if you're in bad luck it could just be a front for organized crime.
  8. Long men pai nei gong and mo pai

    I like the videos, but sometimes auto-translate is very difficult to understand. It's good that skeptics have taken notice of them so we don't have to. The eastern arts may lose credibility, but all the fault is with the ones who make money by faking it.
  9. New Book - A Lineage of Dragons

    I didn't know that Bruce Lee had a separate qigong master. Watching his movies and reading his philosophy you know he had to have deeper training than just the martial arts. The book does sound interesting, you could say that it's in great part due to Bruce Lee that I found myself where I am today.
  10. Keep in mind that political discussions change constantly. A radical position of the past is now what most everyone believes in, but the radical has moved to what was true in the past or might be in the future. Getting caught up isn't finding us any closer to the Dao, it's better to follow nature's rhythms and listen to it's music.
  11. Basic questions

    9. Taoism has relevance to present-day as much as it always had. 10. A lot is still in Chinese culture even popular culture.
  12. Hong Kong Vat People

    Masata: - I don't like being tied down. I don't like depending on one place. I go where I want. With total freedom. He isn't giving up.
  13. Liu I-Ming 18th century Taoist Adept

    How would you describe them?
  14. What is Patriarchy

    In patriarchy a man is qualified by virtue of being old and male. Supporting either patriarchy or matriarchy is either addressing an internal imbalance by externalizing, or creating a new internal problem from external imbalance. Once you taste balance,only trauma can make you want to seek imbalance.
  15. Paintings with a Wow Factor

    I just love Kandinsky's work. If you like his, what do you think of Hilma af Klint's? She was a contemporary of his.