Other People’s Thoughts

Other People’s Thoughts is a section in the Journal of the China Heritage site. It is inspired by a compilation of quotations put together by Simon Leys (Pierre Ryckmans), one of our Ancestors, during his reading life.… Read

Old Tales Retold

Old Tales Retold 世故新語 is inspired by A New Account of Tales of the World 世說新語, a collection of anecdotes and bon mots featuring some of the remarkable free-wheeling personalities of the Eastern Jin 東晉 period, 317-420CE, an era of political division when the Confucian pall of the Han dynasty faded and Taoist and Buddhist thinking florished.… Read