The Religion of Daoism

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In this section of the paper the interactions of Daoism, and how they influence both the modern world and the assigned religion.
Cosmology (yin/yang) is the first interaction is discussed on how it influences the world and the religion Daoism. Yin and yang is a continual transformation. Cosmology is the underlying foundations and system of Cosmo, which is the center on correlative cosmology and systematic correspondences that has a worldwide view predicate on yin-yang interaction and its five phases. The five phases is a classification system for everything. The phases are wood, fire, earth, metal, and water. Water, is the softest, and the most yielding element. Fire is described as the hottest element. Metal is considered to be the hardest element. Blue Dragon is the symbol of wood that represents a principal symbol of yang. White Tiger is the symbol of yin. The reversal of the metal elements is often found in the I-Ching. The classification system represents both yin and yang just at different times and moments throughout the day. The five phases are not the only attributes of cosmology. Cosmology other attributes are, five directions, five colors, five flavors, five planets, and five viscera. All these attributes that are a part of cosmology are used in Daoism religion to help the believers and members to worship, pray, believe in their God that Daoism has faith in. These attributes influence the world through yin and yang. Yin is the dark sides, which are harmful aspects that generally are looked upon as negative like immorality, disease, and ugliness. Yang is the positive aspects of life beneficial such as health, beauty, and morality. Just because these attributes are said to be labeled to their categories does not mean it will not change the next day. The universe is known as a transformative process, meaning that any harmful manifestation or negativity can…...

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