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    widespeared Balinese gamelan sacred Topeng dances. Topeng means that it is a masked dance that is usually performed by four or more dancers wearing white makes to symbolize kind and protective guardians of the temple. Three instruments that really stood out to me in this song were the gongs, metallophones, and xylophones. All of these instruments are classified as idiophones because sound is produced by the body of the instrument itself. The two gongs that were used in this performance are considered to be suspended gongs because they are flat, circular discs of metal that are vertically suspended by cord passed through holes along the top rim. The two gongs were of different size, one being smaller and one being larger. The different sized gongs each produced a different pitch. The large gong produced a low pitch and the smaller gong produced a high pitch. The metallophones consist of metal bars while the xylophones consist wooden bars. Each of these instruments are struck by mallets to produce sound. The metal bars more high pitched that the wooden bars. This song produced a bright, choppy timbre. There was a lot going on in the piece of music. My favorite moment was at the end of the song when the gong was struck hard and the deep sound of it filled the room until it completely faded away to silence. This had a huge effect on the audience because it set the overall tone. The duration of this performance took place in a auditorium designed to compliment and enhance the…

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    Oppression Of Falun Gong

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    Oppression of Falun Gong Background Falun Gong is a religious movement that is regarded as an illegal movement in China. Falun Gong was introduced to the public of China in 1992 after which it spread though out the country until 1999. It took a short period of time to become China’s most popular qigong. A survey that was conducted by the Chinese government as well as the reports from the media found that by 1998, between 70 and 100 million people were already practicing Falun Gong. A significant…

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    Essay On Falun Gong

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    New Age 1. Pick one of the following religions: Scientology, Falun Gong and Unification Church. Describe it and its appeal. Falun Gong was founded in 1992 in China by Li Hongzhi, who is now referred as the Master. Nonetheless Falung Gong is seen as an exercise group-religion, the Master himself claims that it is rather a health improving system which bases on morality and enhancement in accordance with “Truthfulness-Benevolence-Forbearance” principle and on performance of physical exercises,…

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    Yesterday afternoon, the network announced its decision to revive The Gong Show. ABC has ordered ten episodes of the once (in)famously iconoclastic and controversial talent game show and the new version will be hosted and executive produced by actor and comedian Will Arnett. Arnett will serve as executive producers alongside Evan Prager, Jesse Ignjatovic and Peter Principato, and Jared Morell, Jordan Barrow and Marc Forman will co-executive produce. The Gong Show will be produced by Electric…

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    Charles Lee, an American businessman of Chinese origin, also wanted to do his part to stop the persecution of Falun Gong practitioners in China, trying to disseminate information without censorship on television controlled by the communist party, however, he was arrested and sentenced to three years of reeducation in a labor camp manufacturing goods that are imported and sold in the…

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    “Contemporaries have to modify and adjust history so it serves modern agendas.” So states scholar Xiao Ming in his book, The Cultural Economy of Falun Gong in China: A Rhetorical Perspective. The use of language to construct tone and mood remains not only important in the field of English and literature, but affects other fields such as history as well. The specific word choice of various pieces in both news media as well as the academic field aid the reader in passing judgement or constructing…

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    From the text we understand that Zi-gong Confucius disciple is sent to help two people whose friend suddenly died. From this text we can assume that two people (friends) represent Daoism thought and Zi-gong represents Confucius thought. In this particular case we interfere different perceptions or interpretation of death by Confucian and Daoism thought. Zi-gong is very surprised and confused when he finds out that two friends are playing flute in presence of the corpse. This gives us idea that,…

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    shows that there has two men, which them name guan gong. Guan Gong show in our hearts not only riding his sword the brave image, interpretation is also not just his commanding; may also be promoted standing, holding a sword image, showing the state miserly; shut apartments intended anti treacherous villain, security and peace, every success, wealth double income, and therefore suitable so people wear. The emphasis is on living life "loyalty, justice, faith, courage, wisdom, benevolence," This is…

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    Good health is what which makes us look great and feel happy from both inside and outside. Fitness of health also helps to get rid of many diseases and brings improvement to our strength. Fitness classes are ideal to increase strength, flexibility, good health and much more. Awakeningchi is a fitness center in Santa Cruz, CA that offers Tai Chi and Chi Gong classes for all ages and skill levels. They are highly appreciated for its effectiveness and many new classes are coming soon. Their…

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    Zhuangzi Speaks Summary

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    I overall found Zhuangzi Speaks to be a very interesting book with a lot of insight. Even more so, I feel that even though the book was written so many years ago, it still has relevant information and solid advice more the modern day. With this in mind, a story that I though was the most interesting and particularly profound was the story of Zi Gong’s Snow-White Clothes. The story follows two students of Confucius, Yuan Xian and Zi Gong. Specifically, the story focuses on the differences in…

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