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American Buddhism: Spiritual Practice or Identity Theft?

In the 1960’s Americans began to integrate elements of Buddhist ideology into their philosophical beliefs, but many traditional Asian Buddhists would argue that these interpretations are missing out the fundamental aspects of achieving enlightenment. While American interpretations of Buddhism stray away from the traditional teachings of Buddhism, in the process they have opened more doors to […]

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Article on the Portrayal of Chinese Body Cultivation & Medicine Today

For my Gods, Ghosts, and Ancestors final project I have decided to go with an article much in the fashion of National Geographic articles. I have decided that the topic will be looking at the medicine and body cultivation ways of China and from there look at modern media’s portrayal of them in martial art […]

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