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Ancient Teachings on How to Deal With Your Mistakes

Today, numerous psychologists and specialists are coming up with various methods to correct the mistakes we make in our lives. While some of these suggestions might be useful, others can be useless. However, you should not limit yourself to modern solutions alone. The wisdom of ancient civilizations might also be able to guide you on ...

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How the Imperial Examiner Faced a Candidate

Palace Examination was the highest level of examination in the ancient Chinese civil service examination system. The first-place winner would receive the title “Zhuang Yuan,” the second “Bang Yan,” and the third “Tan Hua” from the Imperial Examiner. Xu Tsunzhai, a grand scholar in the Ming Dynasty, won third place as “Tan Hua” when he ...

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The Imperial exam.