Mon, Sep 25, 2017

Tsai calls for constitutional reforms

Constitutional reform is needed to build a more functional democracy for Taiwan, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said yesterday as she called on the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) to come up with new narratives and policies to respond to domestic and international changes. In a ...FULL STORY

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Chinese Practice 洗心革面(xi3 xin1 ge2 mian4) to cleanse one’s mind and change one’s behavior 《易經》是一部古中國占卜書,以六十四卦組成一系統。《十翼》是後世為了解釋《易經》所作的《易傳》之一。《十翼》中的第五及第六翼,也就是被稱為〈繫辭傳〉的上下兩篇,據傳為孔子所作,雖然此說存疑。〈繫辭上〉記載,子曰(「子」或許指的是孔子),「聖人以此洗心,退藏於密」(聖人用它來淨化自己的心靈,退隱藏身,不使人知,以存養才能),這是在談論占卜過程和卦所帶來的好處;換句話說,它可以讓人具有洞察力,不受自己主觀意志的影響。 《易經》〈革卦〉中寫道,「君子豹變,小人革面」,意思是說,君子的改變如同豹的毛紋變得更斑斕絢麗,是真正的遷善去惡、美德顯現;而小人的改變,只不過是改變面目來巴結君王。「革面」的意思是改變其外在行為,再加上前面所說的「洗心」,即為成語「洗心革面」,字面上的意義是把心洗淨、把臉更新,也就是英語所說的「to...FULL STORY

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