Joseph Campbell discusses the emphasis on death, sacrifice and rebirth in early agricultural cultures.
Joseph Campbell explains the powerful role of myth and ritual in early hunting societies.
The Great Learning and the Doctrine of the Mean have been among the most influential texts in the intellectual history of China.
A community based on force and fear cannot be a good community. But neither can a community based on an amoral clash of competing interest groups
When you read about, or better yet study, Confucianism it boggles the mind why humans in general haven’t progressed that much at all when it comes to building a meaningful society.
Yes, it certainly is. Take for instance a discussion that is based on these charts/graphics from NASA that indicate that the rise of CO2 levels, the increase (or rather normalization) of temperatures and the rise of sea levels have been going on simultaneously and at a comparable pace, for more than 20,000 years.