The myth of Tai Chi Chuan

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Did Tai Chi exist before 1850? In this episode we begin a new series of episodes on this subject by setting the scene and historical background to the mythmaking around the origins of Tai Chi that occurred starting from the middle of the Nineteenth Century in response to social turmoil and unrest exemplified by the Taiping Rebellion and Opium Wars.

The 98th Regiment of Foot at the attack on Chin-Kiang-Foo (Zhenjiang), 21 July 1842, effecting the defeat of the Manchu government. Watercolour by military illustrator Richard Simkin (1840–1926).

#46 MOVIE HERETICS: The Art of Self-Defense (2019)

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The Art of Self Defense (2019) movie review

Looking for something to watch to in these dark times? How about a dark movie!

This episode we head to the movies with the Heretics’ review of The Art of Self-Defense, a 2019 film starring Jesse Eisenberg.

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