The Establishment of a New “People’s Tai Chi” Platform

On March 31, 2019, a new tai chi [1] platform was launched in Beijing in an effort to promote tai chi, as well as people’s health. The sports section of the People’s Daily initiated the “People’s Tai Chi” platform which aims to popularize tai chi health practice and philosophy, while promoting the martial art and boosting the culture. This article describes briefly the purpose of this platform, and hopes that it can make progress from the image of tai chi as a good exercise for senior people, to a good exercise for people of all ages.

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Christianity Today’s Editorial: Trump Should Be Removed from Office

On December 19, 2019, Christianity Today, evangelicalism’s flagship magazine, published an editorial with the title that “Trump Should Be Removed from Office.” [1] This is an extremely important development, because the large majority of evangelicals, especially white evangelicals, supported Trump in the 2016 election and most likely will also support him in the 2020 election. Our article provides some thoughts on this important development.

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Trying to Understand Why Taiji Has So Many Health Benefits

Modern medical/scientific research in the last 25 years have shown that practicing Taiji can give rise to a variety of health benefits. These benefits include:

  • Lowers blood pressure
  • Reduces body pains
  • Increases immunity
  • Improves physical functions
  • Provides positive psychological impacts
  • Helps with Parkinson disease and Alzheimer’s disease
  • Improves general health

The author recently published an article summarizing the health benefits of Taiji based on these modern medical/scientific research. [1]  The present article extracts the part of that published article on why Taiji can give rise to such benefits.  After we discuss the fundamental principles of Taiji, then we will discuss how these fundamental principles can give rise to various health benefits..

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