Tag Archives: Oriental philosophy

The Value of Different

We are an odd group, humanity.  We love some kinds of different and seem to dislike others.  Celebrities are absolutely different, and we can’t seem to get enough of them.   But people of different faith, creed, or color aren’t always … Continue reading

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We Need the Yang of Yin

In the vernacular of doing versus being, the masculine principle is wired for doing and the feminine principle is wired for being.  My usual litany in this blog is that our patriarchal culture needs more of the feminine principle; more … Continue reading

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The Secret Behind Balance

It was a watershed moment for me years ago when I began my studies of Chinese medicine and came across the philosophic construct of yin and yang.  I could easily comprehend the idea of polar opposites: black/white, up/down, dark/light, etc.  … Continue reading

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