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Chinese Zodiac: Exploring The Cosmos Abstract

The Chinese Zodiac This research looks at three major aspects of Chinese zodiac. The Chinese used the concepts of yin and yang, the five elements, and the animal zodiac to explain the cosmos happening around them. At the time, before any concepts of modern medicine or science, the Chinese turned to these tools to help […]

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China’s Five Element Theory

Fire, earth, metal, water, and wood; the five elements of traditional Chinese thought. They are the make up of the world, the phases of energy, a system of balance and order, and a never ending cycle. The Five Element Theory or Wu Xing is originally from Daoist beliefs and is one way of describing and […]

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