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32 precious old photographs reveal the real life of the Chinese people in the 1980s

An album of selected images depicts a vision of China in the 1980s, very different from today. China was more ideological, and poor but apparently … Read more

Qigong frauds
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Rise and fall of the QiGong frenzy in China: when superstition and science collide

Qigong frauds: After the fall of the Gang of Four, Qigong represented an opportunity for China to find a cultural identity tested by the disastrous consequences of the Cultural Revolution that erased an entire cultural and relationships system. Looking for its own way to modernization, China took a shortcut to scientific progress by mixing weird science and superstition, with grotesque and devastating consequences in the long run.

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Supernatural powers in China
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11 rare videos of Chinese with supernatural powers!

Supernatural powers in China: From late seventies to mid-nineties, Qigong enjoyed a huge success in China. In this period more than 2000 schools of qigong flourished in the country: dozens of masters taught the Special Abilities (SA, teyigongneng in Chinese) or paranormal powers.

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history of Qi Gong
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Photographic history of Qi Gong and alternative medicine proliferation in China

History of Qi Gong – There are hundreds of types of Qi Gong: some only need meditation and others require body motion to music.

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