Yin and Yang


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Yin and Yang

two complementary principles of Chinese philosophy: Yin is negative, dark, and feminine, Yang positive, bright, and masculine. Their interaction is thought to maintain the harmony of the universe and to influence everything within it
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With regard to the principle of holism, the cycle of changes between Yin and Yang represents "all things in life are inseparable from their opposites" (Chen, 2002, p.
But Yin and Yang work on a friendly level,' she explained.
Ritchie Bent of Jardine Matheson puts the yin and yang of nurturing talent into practice as he describes the history of leadership development initiatives across his firm.
Figure 1 shows the relationship between yin and yang and how both are part of the other.
Klait describes yin and yang as "the opposite sides of a coin," with yin being the low, darker energy side and yang as the high, frenetic and light energy force.
It isn't the new Ocean's Eleven, but a sequence involving a car dangling from a skyscraper is well done, while Stiller and Murphy's yin and yang raises laughs.
Although yin is traditionally identified as female and yang as male, there is no need to follow the gender specificity, because yin and yang represent not ontological entities but aspects of the dynamism or "a matter of degrees of contrast" to be viewed "as a relation rather than as a quality" in a certain working of the universe (Cheng 2009, 75).
things contain Yin and Yang, and through this blending of Qi (vital
One thing to understand about Cantonese fare is its underlying concept of yin and yang.
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The idea of yin and yang has become a part of popular American culture and the symbol of the endless flow between these two energies is well known.