Religion in China

Chinese constitution – Article 36 – says “enjoy freedom of religious belief”, but government only recognizes o Buddhism o Taoism o Islam o Catholicism o Protestantism • Communist Party of China is atheist o According to US state department CCP demands expulsion of the party members who belong to religious organizations but still a lot…

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Religion And Nature

-The Communist Party of China, which came to power in 1949, based on Marxism as an atheist ideology, viewed traditional religions as backwards. -%85 of Chinese people have religious beliefs or had some religious practices and only %15 real atheist. -Some scholars prefer not to use the term “religion” in reference to Buddhism and Taoism…

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Confucius Makes Money

Confucius was a Chinese philosopher, teacher, politician of the Chinese history. His philosophy, is mainly based on personal and governmental morality, correctness, justice, sincerity and benevolence. Following the victory of Han over Chu after the collapse of Quin, Confucius’ thoughts were further developed into a system known as Confucianism. Confucius’ principals had an important influence…

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Did China Change?

The value system of countries differs from one another regarding  education system, art, lifestyle, choice of rulers, beliefs and traditions. The values also change from time to time within the same country. The change is not fast, may last hundreds of years. China is one of the countries that has many reflections coming from the…

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Is Middle East Boiling Again?

The Arab Spring has not held back the Middle-Eastern countries to act against the freedom of their own citizens. Before the revolutionary movements in August, Saudi Arabia decided to ban Blackberry services for internet and instant messaging because they were concerned that such communications are encrypted and cannot be monitored. After their shocking decision, The…

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Reconsider Youtube

Most of the people, especially who are not very into new technological improvements, think that the internet is a violent place and kids should be kept away from it. Recent studies show this is just not correct. In this particular case, I will be discussing YouTube, one of the largest and well known website that…

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Is It So Hard?

I am proud of people who can change the world without being intimidated. Sonia Faleiro lived for 24 years in New Delhi, a city where sexual harassment is as regular as mealtime. As a teenager she tried to protect herself because she had ambivalent feelings towards the people there. She wanted to stay away from…

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Mental Floss

– Next field trip of Aci High is going to be exclusive: 9,10 and 11th grade students are going to the equator. “This trip is extremely important for understanding tropical climates and the plantation of the area. All students must be very careful during this trip as there are many dangerous animals in the area.…

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Flying Cars

A company named Terrafugia is getting close to putting a flying car into production. It will be more like an airplane that rolls more than a car that flies. However you will be able to fly it between airports and drive it on streets. It will have electro-mechanical folding wings, an airframe parachute, disc brakes…

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