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A popular Chinese blogger, Han Han planned to set up his own magazine in 2010, called Solo Team, but was stopped by Chinese censors due to this cover.

According to Han Han, a communist official asked him why the cover had such a design? Han explained that as it is not allowed to reveal the private parts of the body, he covered it with a magazine logo. (solo team). The officer accused him of implying that the central body of the communist party has guns. So the magazine plan was killed off.

In China, the media use "跟随党中央 which means: "following the central body of the Party" everyday in communist propaganda reports. "The central lead body of the Party" in Chinese is "党中央" pronounced: "Dang-Zhong-Yang" in mandarin. "Dang" means party; "zhong-yang" means centre.

Also, in Chinese,  档中央 has the exact same pronunciation, 档 -- "Dang" means the centre of the trousers; or 挡 - "Dang ", same pronunciation, means covering. So it implies either the middle (or fly area) of the trousers: 档中央, or covering the middle: 挡中央 -- Dang-Zhong-Yang.




















The cover of Han Han's planned magazine, Solo Team.

Pig Reincarnation Recorded in 1923 PDF Print E-mail
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In 1923 in Taixing, Jiang Bei, north of Shanghai, there was a man, Shi Qinzhong, who always conducted evil deeds. Many villagers were scared of him and always tried to avoid him. That year, Mr Shi suddenly became very ill, and was confined to bed.


During that time, a monk passed through the village begging for alms, and he visited Mr. Shi. He said to Shi: "You have committed too many sins, you are about to face retribution, you better pray as much as possible or else you will turn into a pig in the next life."


Shi realized that his days were numbered, and felt uneasy about what he had done in his lifetime, but did not want to be turned into a pig in the next life, so he raised his left hand to the monk as a gesture of respect.


The monk sighed after seeing his gesture: "What a pity, you only used your left hand to greet Buddha, you will still not be able to escape being a pig in the next life, that must be what you deserve, though your left hand will avoid the shape of a pig's hoof and since you have remorse for what you have done, you will also avoid the pain of death by knife."


A few days later, Shi died and the villagers were happy to forget about him.


7 days after Shi died, a villager nearby had a pig who gave birth to a piglet, who's left foot was a human hand, including 5 fingers with nails. The villagers were shocked and remembered what the monk had said to Shi before he passed away. The news quickly spread..and soon Shi's family also received the news. They were so embarrassed about their relative that they paid a high price to buy this pig, and sent it to the Shanghai Baohua Temple, so it could avoid being killed for food.


The media reported this as evidence of reincarnation: a human turned into pig with a detailed story. It become a very welcome education example for many parents to their children, how to live properly...


According to the report, the pig's left hand quite often showed a gesture similar to a Buddhist greeting, and it always tried to hide itself among the other pigs when people came to see this phenomenon as it felt ashamed to show its hand.




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