• Yin & Yang
    Yin Yang In This Day & Age The influence of Chinese Culture especially in the western world in these modern times is quite strong, whether it be anything from western movies, to various courses in TCM, Chinese language or even the martial arts, you cannot deny the impact that China has made on the
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  • The Presentation of Yin/Yang and the Five Elements
    The Presentation of Yin/Yang and the Five Elements The ideas of yin/yang and the five elements are center themes of Chinese medicine. In this paper I will attempt to compare and contrast the ways that Giovanni's The Foundations of Chinese Medicine: A Comprehensive Text for...
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  • Baldridge Yin Yang
    Leadership Yin-Yang on the Road to Performance Excellence The current budget situation for the federal government has me thinking a lot about yin and yang: action and reflection, short term and long term, current customers and new markets, and strategy and agility. When it comes to enterprise leade
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  • Balance in Yin Yang
    The world has been thrown out of balance. Society has “evolved” into this fast paced, never stopping rush hour of life. Ever since we were young, we were taught to be active, to keep moving forward, to never quit, to stay positive, and to never look back. These messages have been drilled...
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  • Yin Yang
    Although everything contains Yin and Yang, these are never present in a static 50: 50 proportion, but in a dynamic and constantly changing balance. For example, the human body's temperature is nearly constant within a very narrow range. This is not the result of a static situation, but of a...
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  • Yin and Yang
    YIN AND YANG YIN AND YANG I. THE YIN YANG THEORY Ancient Chinese people were greatly interested in the relationships and patterns that occurred in nature. Instead of studying isolated things, they viewed the world as a harmonious and holistic entity. In their eyes, no single being or form c
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  • Yin and Yang
    Kathleen Francisco Yin and Yang Opposites Attract. True enough, as this famous saying would go, it is a statement that could be supported by one of the oldest Chinese principles, the principle of Yin and Yang. Dating back into centuries, the concept of this principle was borne from thought.
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  • Ying, Yang & Yore
    Yin, Yang and Yore (Text by Dorothy Lung, Photos courtesy of Artistic Landscaping & Furnishing) Rooted in symbolic meanings while celebrating the harmonious balance of opposites, this garden retreat offers a peek into a past rich in poetry, painting and personal scholarship. Just as there are tw
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  • Zang (Yin) Organs Are Tcm’s Material Basis of Immunology
    Zang (Yin) Organs are TCM’s Material Basis of Immunology The lungs, spleen, kidney, liver and heart, also called the five solid organs (yin), are at the core of immune activity.  These organs also make up the zang organs in Traditional Chinese Medicine.  In TCM, the zang organs are joined wit
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  • Ying Yang Symbol
    The Yin Yang symbol also commonly referred to as the Tai-Chi symbol is easily thought of in today’s popular culture as a reference to the Sun (yang) the moon (yin) and the universe. Allen Tsai’s article provides some insight into the origins of the symbol itself, the meaning behind the curvatur
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  • The Yin and Yang of Science
    The Yin and Yang of Science Yin and Yang is the ancient eastern philosophy of the interconnectedness of dark and light, positive and negative: Yin is the negative, dark aspect to Yang’s positive, light. All things, good, and bad have both; there cannot be one without the other. Science, the
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  • The Yin and Yang of Preservation and Evolution
    The Yin and Yang of Preservation and Evolution The June 11, 2007 cover story of Business Week magazine – 3M’s Innovation Crisis: How Six Sigma Almost Smothered Its Idea Culture – posed a picture of a face plastered with post-it notes containing such messages as “Six Sigma,” “DMAIC,”
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  • Philosophy and Theory of Yin and Yang
    Philosophy and Theory of Yin and Yang In Taoist philosophy, dark and light (☯) yin and yang, arrives in the dàodéjīng at Chapter 42. It becomes sensible from an initial quiescence or emptiness (wuji, sometimes symbolized by an empty circle), and continues moving until quiescence is reached a
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  • Yin and Yang
    angDaric Christensen English 1010 P23 Dr. Annie Gray Essay#3- The Individual March 15, 2011 Yin and Yang Sir Isaac Newton once stated that for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction. That is to say that the world needs balance; balance brings order. But even order must have chao
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  • World Wide Yin and Yang
    World Wide Yin and Yang The Chinese culture has a variety of religions and philosophies; behind each one there is a core of theories and principles formed by its founders. The aspects of the yin-yang principal are the basis of the three major Chinese religions: Taoism, Confucianism, and Buddhism.
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  • Taoism and Its Relationship to Yin and Yang
    Chi essentially is the energy that flows through and around all things. There are types of Chi, which can be called upon, dependent on what you are using it for, including the chi of life and the yuan chi—the primordial creation chi. Eastern medical practitioners use the chi of their patients, as
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  • The Yin and Yang of Love Gione Wrong
     The Yin and Yang of Love Gone Wrong Damon M. L. Domke, Sr. ENG/125 June 4, 2012 Adeleke Adeeko, PhD The Yin and Yang of Love Gone Wrong Love Song If you were drowning, I’d come to the rescue, wrap you in my blanket and pour hot tea. If I were a sheriff, I’d arrest...
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  • The Yin and Yang of American Culture
    The Yin and Yang of American Culture: A Paradox by Eun Y. Kim is a perspective of the American way of life by a Korean American. Kim uses the yin and yang symbol to describe the positive and negatives of American culture and how it compares to Asian culture. Kim’s exposure to American...
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  • Dialectic and Spectacle in the Harrowing of Hell
    Roland Barthes's essay on "The World of Wrestling" draws analogically on the ancient theatre to contextualize wrestling as a cultural myth where the grandiloquence of the ancient is preserved and the spectacle of excess is displayed. Barthes's critique -- which is above all a rewriting of w
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  • Dialectic Neocapitalist Theory in the Works of Tarantino
    Dialectic neocapitalist theory in the works of Tarantino 1. Tarantino and Derridaist reading In the works of Tarantino, a predominant concept is the concept of dialectic truth. However, Baudrillard promotes the use of modernism to read and modify class. Many desituationisms concerning the role o
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