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Annotated Bibliography

Mythology - Religion

Taoism Is One of the Great Philosophical

Words: 2428
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Annotated Bibliography

Taoism is one of the great philosophical systems and religions which has come from ancient China, debuting fully in the 4th century .C. Taoism can be difficult or controversial…

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3 Pages
Research Paper

Mythology - Religion

Taoism Beliefs

Words: 929
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Taoism Teachings of Taoism and their application Taoism, also referred to widely as Daoism is known as an indigenous Chinese eligion which is closely associated with Tao Te Ching…

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Mythology - Religion

Taoism Introduction to Terms and Concepts of

Words: 2709
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Taoism Introduction to Terms and Concepts of Taoism: The origins of Taoism are explained in the book, The Taoist Vision (illiam McNaughton, 1-5): of the main Chinese religions, Buddhism…

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Mythology - Religion

Taoism Three Meanings of Taoism

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Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

"Creative quietude" was key to these men's interpretation of the Tao and wu wei, or the second life-giving force of the Tao which flowed through human beings without the…

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2 Pages
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Physics

Taoism Smehra Yin and Yang the Concept

Words: 492
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Taoism Smehra Yin and Yang The concept of Yin and Yang is fundamental to Taoism. Yin is considered the dark/female while Yang is the light/male. Yin represents the negative…

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7 Pages
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Mythology - Religion

Taoism Bending Towards the Way

Words: 1892
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Term Paper

As a popular religion it became more and more widespread and accepted by the imperial court as important factor in social life and the people's mentality." (Theobold, "Daoism," 2000)…

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11 Pages
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Mythology - Religion

Buddhism Hinduism & Taoism Comparative

Words: 2902
Length: 11 Pages
Type: Term Paper

In fact, Hindus consider their religion not as a form of religion per se, but spirituality in general. Selvanayagam (2005) discussed the Hindu concept of spirituality, which takes into…

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3 Pages
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Mythology - Religion

Philosophy - Taoism Philosophical Principles

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Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

In contemporary life, the Taoist moral rule is useful as an appropriate guide for reciprocating for moral behavior in kind while prohibiting the harshness inherent in the human impulse…

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2 Pages
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Mythology - Religion

Confucianism and Taoism

Words: 555
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Confucianism and Taoism Confucianism is a moral and religious system of China, dating back to the Analects and the teachings of Confucius, and to ancient commentaries, including that of…

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Mythology - Religion

Chinese Religions Discuss Taoism and

Words: 923
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

2. Discuss the concepts of non-action and spontaneity (tzu-ran) in the Tao-Te-Ching and Chuang-Tzu The main tenants of Taoism were put forth by Lao Tzu and Chuang-Tzu in their…

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1 Pages
Essay

Religion

Environmentalism and Taoism Religion

Words: 409
Length: 1 Pages
Type: Essay

Taoism is a mindset, philosophy, and way of life that is all about flow and harmony. The quote about being like water relies on nature metaphors—something that is central…

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6 Pages
Research Paper

Mythology - Religion

Chinese Religions and Judaism

Words: 1902
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Taoism, Confucianism, Judaism Taoism, Confucianism, and Judaism There are several major religions in the world and in different parts of the world the religions are quite diverse. In China,…

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2 Pages
Essay

Mythology - Religion

Global History in Middle East and Asian

Words: 854
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Taoism and Later World Religions Laozi -- the legendary author of the Dao Dejing -- may not have been a real person, since his name is simply the Chinese…

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Essay

Mythology - Religion

West There Are Three Major Religions That

Words: 2443
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Essay

West There are three major religions that have established themselves in China: Confucianism, Taoism, and Buddhism; and of the three, only Buddhism is not indigenous to China. Buddhism found…

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Essay

Mythology - Religion

Traditional Chinese Beliefs That Played a Part

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Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

Traditional Chinese Beliefs that played a part if Taoism and Confucianism Chinese Beliefs Taoism and Confucianism both have their roots in the ancient beliefs of Chinese people. The core…

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4 Pages
Essay

Mythology - Religion

Hindu Influences in America Although

Words: 1304
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Another element shared in common by Shinto and Taoism is religious purity. The concept of purity is taken to a greater extreme in Shinto, in which physical illness is…

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10 Pages
Term Paper

Mythology - Religion

Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche I Experienced

Words: 2975
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Both Taoism and Buddhism encourage meditation as a means by which to liberate the mind and achieve emptiness. One of the Buddhist practices that encourages emptiness is mindfulness meditation,…

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Mythology - Religion

Religions of the Far East Are Often

Words: 1308
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Religions of the Far East are often clumped into a monolithic entity, perceived as essentially alike by those not familiar with the complexity and individuality of these traditions. Closer…

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2 Pages
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Mythology - Religion

Religion Specific Comparison and Contrast

Words: 531
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Buddhism and Jainism Based on Michael Molloy's three patterns for comparing and contrasting religions, there seems to be a great deal of similarity between Buddhism and Jainism and marked…

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5 Pages
Essay

Mythology - Religion

Superior Man Both Confucianism and

Words: 1536
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

From this point-of-view, it could be stated that the reward for his attempt is to be found in this life. The adept of Taoism, in his attempt to become…

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1 Pages
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Military

Taoist Influence on Sun Tzu's

Words: 379
Length: 1 Pages
Type: Term Paper

("Daoism," 2007) Similarly, by realizing that the ultimate goal of war is peace and prosperity ("There is no instance of a country having benefited from prolonged warfare" -- para…

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15 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Asian Thought Psychologically Minded Responses to Asian Thought Readings

Words: 4657
Length: 15 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Western civilization has been developing according to a set of coordinates that are entirely separated from the ones of its Eastern counterpart. The focus of this paper is to…

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7 Pages
Essay

Mythology - Religion

Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon the Film Documentaries

Words: 2317
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Essay

Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon The film, documentaries and the last docudrama are exceptional production pieces by notable directors and producers. Crouching tiger-hidden dragon defies the usual mantra of strength…

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2 Pages
Essay

Mythology - Religion

Conception of Evil

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Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Evil in Judaism and Taoism (2) How does the answer to the existential "why" given by the karma theodicy differ from the answer given by the eschatological theodicy? The…

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6 Pages
Essay

Philosophy

history and context of the tao de ching lao tzu

Words: 1797
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Essay

Tao de Ching is one of the most influential and important philosophical texts in human history. Attributed to Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu between 500 and 400 BCE, the teachings…

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Military

Religion Taoist Influence in Sun

Words: 1744
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

By placing these lessons within the context of the battlefield, Sun Tzu provided thousands of years of audiences with a Taoist approach to conflict and to warfare. Taoism is…

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Mythology - Religion

Gender and Religion Women Are

Words: 2305
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Women are just mere followers of what the males would decide. In Taoism Taoism is a combination of psychology and philosophy and evolved into a religious faith in 440…

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Term Paper

Mythology - Religion

Dao and the Interpretations of

Words: 1240
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Religious Taoism is the third objective of all Taoist followers although it entails a deep commitment into the priesthood. Priests in ancient China were more than just religious leaders…

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History - Asian

China An Amazing Culture Society

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Length: 10 Pages
Type: Term Paper

The holistic theory of health, "Therefore... looks for the signs of disharmony in the external and internal environment of a person in order to understand, treat and prevent illness…

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Essay

Mythology - Religion

Eastern Religions Comparing Three Eastern

Words: 690
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Taoism offers an ideal of nonaggression that does not strive to improve upon the existing order. However, unlike Buddhism, which can advocate action of present mindfulness to relieve suffering…

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Term Paper

Psychology

Butterfly Dream

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Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Lao Tzu Psychology Dreaming: Exploring Philosophy through Psychology What are we, really? Are we the human, or are we the butterfly? Our cognitive reasoning is definitely limited to our…

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6 Pages
Term Paper

Black Studies - Philosophy

Daoism Way Daoism as 'The

Words: 1879
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Religious Daoism has reconciled itself with philosophical Daoism by claiming its purpose as "cultivating this special epistemic ability, obediently following teachers and traditions. The philosophical strain's emphasis on natural…

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2 Pages
Research Paper

Mythology - Religion

Judaism and Islam

Words: 512
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Eastern Religion Elements Matrix Buddhism Confucianism Daoism Countries of origin In Historical figures and events Origin: India Founded: 1500 BC Origin": India Founded 2,500 years ago by Indian Prince…

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Essay

Theology

Differences with ancient religions

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Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Eastern Religions The author of this report has been asked to compare and contrast the religious belief systems that existed in the Ancient Near East, the Indian subcontinent and…

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Leadership

sales leadership and the tao of leadership

Words: 643
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Dreher, Diane. The Tao of Personal Leadership. Harper Business, 1996. After having written several books on applying Taoism to the modern world and to Western society, Diane Dreher offers…

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10 Pages
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Literature

Long Days Journey Into Night by Eugene O'Neill

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Length: 10 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Eugene O'Neill Long Days Journey Into Night by Eugene O'Neill Eugene O'Neill's work "Long Day's Journey into Night" has been critically described as an autobiographical work, a tragedy with…

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15 Pages
Essay

Asian Studies

Japan and Confucianism in Art and Society

Words: 3848
Length: 15 Pages
Type: Essay

When Neo-Confucianism arrived in Japan in the 16th century, it built on the pre-existing ideas of Confucianism that had already been imported into the island centuries earlier (Tsutsui 104).…

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Essay

Mythology - Religion

Religions Religion Has Always Been

Words: 3762
Length: 12 Pages
Type: Essay

The Japanese myth partly resembles that of Adam and Eve present in the Bible and in the Quran. However, the first beings in Japan are considered to hold much…

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Essay

Black Studies - Philosophy

Tao Te Ching A Sage

Words: 746
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

By avoiding extremes, a sage can avoid conflict. "Therefore the sage: Eliminates extremes Eliminates excess Eliminates arrogance" (Chapter 29) Sage prefers Non-action: This is the most vital attribute of…

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Assessment

History - Asian

Chinese Pilgrims in India the

Words: 651
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Assessment

ecause of rhetoric that was rampant through the region, the result was "a skewed perception among some Chinese intellectuals that Indian must have been a race of violent and…

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10 Pages
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Psychology

Buddhist Psychology Compared to Western

Words: 3167
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Term Paper

In this field attachment is seen, as it is in uddhism, as a continual pattern of never-ending desire for further attainment and objects. "Social psychological research on subjective well-being…

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Essay

Mythology - Religion

Societies in the Classical Period

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Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

It is only human for cultures to borrow from successful societies. It has been a common practice throughout human history, especially within the context of the Classical periods, where…

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Black Studies - Philosophy

Wuwei in the Daodejung the

Words: 2804
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Essay

An excellent example of this principle is the art of cooking. hen one cooks, they may follow a recipe. However, if they find in the middle of the recipe…

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Mythology - Religion

Buddhism as a Counterweight to

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Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Columbus reveled in making distinctions between his own culture and 'the other,' in a way that prioritized his own culture, even though ironically he went in search of a…

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4 Pages
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Black Studies - Philosophy

Spirit of One the Philosophy

Words: 1224
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

This is pantheism defined cinematically. Pantheism is a departure from Christianity or other theisms as it does not have at its center a God, but suggests that all things,…

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Research Paper

Sports - Women

Rhythm and Blues Artist James

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Length: 20 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Kabul is a cosmopolitan center and demonstrates a willingness to modernize but outside Kabul old traditions remain strong and there is little interest in these rural areas for any…

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Term Paper

Black Studies - Philosophy

I Ching Is a Form

Words: 2521
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Fire (the hottest element) and metal (the hardest) both are associated with yang. Nevertheless, the Blue Dragon that symbolizes wood is a principal symbol of yang, while the hite…

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Black Studies - Philosophy

Daoism as a Way of

Words: 3037
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

14). Certainly, the vast majority of people in the West have come to think about the world around them in terms of the Greek philosophical tradition, combined with some…

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3 Pages
Term Paper

Mythology - Religion

Tao Te Ching Was Written

Words: 1243
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

In sports terms, to which most Americans can relate, it is the idea of passing backward in soccer in order to move forward with the ball. Also, in arguments,…

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9 Pages
Term Paper

Business

United Airlines

Words: 2792
Length: 9 Pages
Type: Term Paper

United Airline Multinational Ventures United Airlines United Airline United Airlines is an air transport company that operates in a number of countries around the globe undertaking passenger and goods…

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12 Pages
Research Paper

Black Studies - Philosophy

I Ching Classical Understand vs Aleister Crowley

Words: 4178
Length: 12 Pages
Type: Research Paper

I Ching Classical Understand vs. Aleister Crowley Any belief, whether it is a self-made system or is bestowed upon us from above, can be taken as a religious view,…

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6 Pages
Annotated Bibliography

Mythology - Religion

Chinese Religion

Words: 1839
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Annotated Bibliography

Samantha Vargas Chinese Religion Intro to Cultural Anthropology Ch'en, Kenneth K.S. Buddhism in China: A Historical Survey. New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1907-1964. In this text, Professor Kenneth Ch'en…

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20 Pages
Assessment

Business - Law

Law and Business When Glenn

Words: 5286
Length: 20 Pages
Type: Assessment

During this Diaspora, the African Slave Trade transferred 9-12 million people from one continent to another with major repercussions on cultural and political traditions in the New World. There…

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6 Pages
Essay

Mythology - Religion

Buddhist Theology As a Buddhist

Words: 1548
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Essay

The seeking of salvation is an admission of ignorance while authority-based communication is an assertion of knowledge. The two are incompatible. Instead, communication has to be understanding-based. All communication…

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Term Paper

Mythology

Men In the World of

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Length: 7 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Again, he does not choose his ruler, but he must still obey him. Being born to certain parents and being under the authority of a certain ruler is fate.…

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Research Proposal

Mythology - Religion

East Asian Politics When Compared

Words: 2622
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

It must be recognized that religion in East Asia has had a complex and long history, including its influence upon the law. itual and religion in the region have…

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9 Pages
Term Paper

History - Asian

Culture and Diversity Issues in

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Length: 9 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Silence too is an important part of communication in Singapore. It is customary to pause before answering a question, to indicate that the person has given the question the…

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Thesis

Economics

Global Business Culture Analysis China

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Length: 16 Pages
Type: Thesis

Many of them are either uddhist or Taoist, and both of these religions teach respect very seriously. In order to understand the idea of respect amongst siblings in the…

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Thesis

Business

International Business Foreign Direct Investment

Words: 2198
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Thesis

For instance, McDonald's has a solid partnership with Starbucks that came as a natural solution to the increased consumption of coffee in its restaurants. Starbucks happens to be the…

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4 Pages
Research Proposal

American History

America Even the Native Americans

Words: 1407
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

This represented a sharp turn in public beliefs, and it represented a new type of America that no longer welcomed immigrants with open arms, and that has continued unchecked…

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