Notes - HUM114 1. Dao or Tao = way (everything has a...

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HUM114 1. Dao or Tao = way (everything has a way/duty) a. Chinese, Korean, Japanese, and Vietnamese concept 2. Dharma = way a. Hindu concept 3. India and China a. Long history of civilization faces issue moving from tradition vs modernity i. Cultural differences such as food and social acceptance 4. Western don’t accept premarital sex, premarital sex acceptance influence by eastern cultures 5. The American sexual revolution (60s) was caused by
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1. Philosophical foundations a. Daoist philosophical foundations i. ii. American would ask his best friend to look over his wife iii. Daoist would ask and old lady b. Heaven is circular earth is square inside heaven c. Hindu – gender – daoist – hindu location in body d. Shiva – male energy – yang – located in the head e. Shakti – female energy – ying – located in lower body 2. Aryans – remote ancestors of the hindu a. 1500 BC - Migrated or invaded the NW region of the south asian subcontinent (india) 3. Geography of asia a. Climate i. Dry monsoon – cold and dry north china ii. Wet monsoon - India, mainland, south eastern china, Korea, Manchuria, and southern japan b. Causal relationship between geography, climate, and economy i. Geography and climate determines the type of economy 1. Cold dry north produces wheat and millet 2. Warm wet south produces rice 3. west India produces wheat 4. east india produces rice ii. Two kinds of rice cultivation 1. Wet rice cultivation – rice patties 2. Dry rice cultivation – slash and burn to clear room for sunlight iii. Northern farmers had to fend off nomadic invaders 1. women stayed home, seen as the nurturer of children not the maker. Men gave children which made them Han-ren. Women could not handle the cold while pregnant 2. Women dominated the economies and the market places.
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1. China– Zhongguo, middle kingdom
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