When you do a quick internet query of ‘religion of China’, several answers appear: Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism, Islam and Christianity. Some will be quick to note that the first three answers don’t easily fall into the category of ‘religion’, but are often placed under a ‘philosophy’ branch instead. Regardless, this post will treat them all as having equal governance and significance to their followers’ lives.
“The morning Barry Li woke up with the worst hangover of his life was the moment he realised he no longer belonged in China. It was the day after New Year’s Eve 2010, and the […]
From the western world’s perspective, the one-child policy of China was just evil. We have all heard of some horror stories about the one-child policy. You can find online – thousands of negative stories about it. However, […]
This article was first published on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/should-you-take-career-advice-from-your-father-barry-li/ My grandfather’s advice to my father The “cultural revolution” had interrupted the higher education in China for a decade. 1978 was the first year of national higher […]
Introduction This book is a true story about me, a very ordinary Chinese who was never physically tortured or prosecuted by ‘the evil communist regime’, but still had to ‘escape’ from China for a better […]
This article was originally published on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/life-rewards-action-whats-next-barry-li/ The guy who thinks – when he’s sick I was sick this week. Every time I get sick (and only when I get sick), I start to […]
This topic was developed as I was traveling in Blue Mountains in New South Wales. It’s a famous tourist attraction that I’ve been there for many times. It’s called Blue Mountains. Because when you see […]
This is the practice round of my Toastmasters District Humorous Speach for the CPA Toastmasters Club. Nai nai (northern Chinese Mandarin) means granny.