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Those Things in the Ming Dynasty

I think history is a boring stuff for most people except for Chinese. Everyone read history. And I believe that everyone must learn something from history more or less. However, the truth is that it is hard to find interesting … Continue reading

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Decision

People make decisions every day. We make decisions for our lunch. We make decisions for our marriage. We make decisions for our life. It is hard to make a fine decision. Furthermore, it is impossible to always make good decisions. … Continue reading

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“I am full of bright threads, if only I could gather them together.”

My father went to Japan when I was seven years old. And he has worked there for three years. After he came back, his hair became white. And he became too fat to be recognized by me. After coming back, … Continue reading

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Sickness

Comparing phenomenon is not only a sickness for individuals, but for the society as well. Everyone has vanity, more or less, which touches us in our whole life. We were born with vanity. We compare everything all the time. We … Continue reading

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My Strength?

Sometimes I feel confused and somewhat self-condemned. The famous commencement addressed by Steve Jobs has encouraged me a lot in my life. His words influence me a lot. And I’m always looking for my talent maybe only on a very … Continue reading

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Where Does the Time Fly?

I have experienced a lot of beautiful things in my life. When I was young, I believed that beauty refers to what appeals to my eyes. A nice and well built girl was regarded as beautiful. A bunch of vigorous … Continue reading

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“Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.” W.B. Yeats

I believe that education is lighting of a fire. I have been a language learner for almost ten years. I began to learn English when I was in junior high school. In China, English as one of general education courses … Continue reading

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