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Blood and hair: Human bodily materials in the works of Wenda Gu...

Human blood, placenta and hair are materials used by artist Wenda Gu to explore issues of humanity, culture and identity. This essay examines four of Gu’s famous creations and the messages conveyed by the use of these bodily materials.

Blood and hair: Human bodily materials in the works of Wenda Gu
posted on: Nov 12, 2017 | author: Dennis Foung

Weeding out Weed Laws

Innocent blossom or menacing threat? This provocative piece presents the underlying medical, cultural and economic aspects of marijuana prohibition. Is Hong Kong ready for legal weed?

Weeding out Weed Laws
posted on: Nov 12, 2017 | author: Dennis Foung

Revolution: The Right Way

Rampant crime, corrupt politicians, the rich getting richer: Batman may seem like the answer to our problems, but sadly, he is not…

Revolution: The Right Way
posted on: Nov 12, 2017 | author: Dennis Foung

Comments on Wu Yu’s Critique of the Confucian Teaching of Filial Piety and Conflicts within Filial Piety...

This essay focuses on refining the understanding of Confucian filial piety. It aims to clarify some misinterpretations of filial piety by critically analyzing and evaluating Wu Yu’s Shuo Xiao (說孝), which attacked Confucianism in the 20th century. Five themes related to filial piety, including restriction of freedom / authoritarianism, the three-year funeral ritual, the supporting obligation toward parents, the succession of offspring or incense, and conflict with loyalty, are discussed and exemplified in this essay.

Comments on Wu Yu’s Critique of the Confucian Teaching of Filial Piety and Conflicts within Filial Piety
posted on: Oct 2, 2016 | author: Inscribe Editor