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The Spiritual World of Kung-fu Movies

I have written an essay about the supernatural aspects of martial arts in several Chinese films. Martial Arts I start off by writing about the ideas behind Chinese martial arts themselves, mainly how they are relevant to both body and spirit. They are about developing both and improving oneself for the sake of it and […]



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Qi: Managing the Flow – Abstract

Qi The Abstract history of feng shui Feng shui, a practice of managing qi, has taken many forms throughout history. It has evolved through time and influence from other cultures, and different cultures have taken it and shaped it to their needs and wants. Originating over 3000 years ago, feng shui was once used within […]



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Qi: The Ancient Energy of a Living World

For my final research project for COR-330-03, Gods, Ghosts, and Ancestors I chose to present my findings in the form of a research paper. The topic of this paper was the ancient spiritual concept of Qi, which originated in China in the time of Confucius, or potentially earlier (the first texts to mention the idea […]



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Supernatural Beliefs Embedded in Chinese Medicine

Can you imagine what it’d be like if you were an herbalist who had to expel an evil spirit from someone’s body? For my topic, I’ve chosen Chinese supernatural beliefs embedded in Chinese medicine (qi, yin/yang, etc.). I will share what I’ve learned through a non-fictional story titled: The Pig, The Spearman, & the Zhōngyī. […]



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