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The Yin and Yang of American Culture: A Paradox

@inproceedings{Kim2001TheYA,
  title={The Yin and Yang of American Culture: A Paradox},
  author={E. Kim},
  year={2001}
}
  • E. Kim
  • Published 2001
  • Psychology
This title uses the unique Asian concept of yin and yang to explain how American virtues and vices are opposite sides of the same coin. Unlike the dualism characteristic of the West, in much of Asia the forces of yin and yang are seen to co-exist in everything, and to complete each other to maintain cosmic harmony. Culture amd entity regarded as yin in one light can be regarded as yang in another. Eun Y. Kim begins by looking at America in the world and continues by examining American "virtues… Expand
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