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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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Traditional Chinese Medicine

My final project for the common core assignment is Traditional Chinese Medicine. This is a style of traditional medicine that is built off of a foundation of more than 2,500 years of traditional Chinese culture and medical practices. Modern medicine can be tied into traditional Chinese medicine and some of the same concepts are used, […]

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Describing the Indescribable: Demystifying the Distinction Between Philosophical and Religious Daoism

What is commonly known in the Western world about the traditions and practices of Chinese folk beliefs and religions has been passed through a number lenses that tend to distort the reality of the situation. This is somewhat understandable since a great deal of the Western knowledge regarding this topic comes from centuries of colonialist […]

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