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Unformatted text preview: the yin-yang represents. Taoism began in Asia and it is still mainly practiced there today. Some of the different countries where Taoism is commonly practiced include China, Japan, Malaysia, Korea, and Vietnam. Much like any other religion, Taoism has spread to a variety of other areas throughout the world. Since Taoism originated in Asia just like Buddhism, the two religions are often considered comparable to one another. While there are some beliefs which seem to be the same in both religions, it is important to remember that Taoism is a very distinct religion of its own. Almost every religion has its own scripture. Muslims use the Quran, while Judaism followers use the Torah. Those who practice Taoism follow the Tao. Unlike many other religions, however, Taoism is not unified. This means that Taoists practice the religion individually and do not attend the equivalent of what would be a church mass or service....
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