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    I am just curious if the two huashan folks memorised wrongly and gave incorrect info to LYT when in actual fact castration was not required?

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    The creator was an eunuch and anyone trying to practice without having the snip always failed so I would say it is required

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    Quote Originally Posted by Silverhawk View Post
    I am just curious if the two huashan folks memorised wrongly and gave incorrect info to LYT when in actual fact castration was not required?
    To cut or not cut such an important thing, how can anybody remember it wrongly?

    Also if there was nothing to do with it, then why would a MA book even mention it?

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    I feel there should be a way to skip the castration in order to learn this. If all Yin qi based martial arts require castration then we would have a lot of eunuchs in Wuxia

    But then again since the late JY decided that castration is compulsory then yes castrate you must

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sideswipe View Post
    I feel there should be a way to skip the castration in order to learn this. If all Yin qi based martial arts require castration then we would have a lot of eunuchs in Wuxia

    But then again since the late JY decided that castration is compulsory then yes castrate you must
    The castration was to unlock a different source of energy that then allows you to move very fast. Those things are darn too heavy and is holding you back 🤣

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    Males not castrating will result in qu deviation. They can learn the skill but the first step will kill you

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    There are a lot of powerful eunuchs in wuxia.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jayjenxi View Post
    There are a lot of powerful eunuchs in wuxia.
    Its a reflection of Chinese Dynastic society where the eunuchs often wielded a lot of power.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mandred Skavenslayer View Post
    Its a reflection of Chinese Dynastic society where the eunuchs often wielded a lot of power.
    Given how bad eunuchs are for most dynasties, I wonder why all dynasties keep eunuchs in the kingdom. Did they not learn from Qin Dynasty? Without Zhao Gao, the Qin Dynasty would NOT collapse. The same for the Tang, Song, Yuan, Ming and Qing Dynasties and many other dynasties.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Trien Chieu View Post
    Given how bad eunuchs are for most dynasties, I wonder why all dynasties keep eunuchs in the kingdom. Did they not learn from Qin Dynasty? Without Zhao Gao, the Qin Dynasty would NOT collapse. The same for the Tang, Song, Yuan, Ming and Qing Dynasties and many other dynasties.
    Necessary evil given the Emperors extensive harems.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mandred Skavenslayer View Post
    Necessary evil given the Emperors extensive harems.
    Seriously, the emperor should NOT have so many women in the harems. What a waste of resources. Why not have an empress and a couple new hot concubines every year and stop having more concubines at 10 or 20 unless he still does not have any children. That would be way way more than enough for the emperor. The empress may have like 4 servans, each concubine may have one or two servans. The emperor would be way better off that way. Most emperors died young because they were mostly on Chinese viagra.

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