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Moreover, he also believed that everything in nature has two sides and that opposite sides complement each other i.e. the dialectical nature of things (Hansen, 2000). Therefore, Laozi emphasized on the fact that emptiness or nothingness is not emptiness or nothingness, but complements certain objects. Zhuangzi further emphasized on the issue of dialectic ism that was recognized by Laozi. He recognizes the nature as a movement, which has a different phenomenon in the world that is derived from and manifestations of nature (Hansen, 2000). In addition, Zhuangzi can be described as a renowned philosopher who praised human ambition, as well as imagination, which facilitated everyday thinking in order to understand how things interact in nature.
Zhuangzi influenced the development of Daoism by emphasizing further on Laozi’s position on dialectic ism. By doing so, he introduced a new notion of self-transformation as the key precept in the Taoist process (Hansen, 2000). He also stated that it is essential to transcend all the dualities of existence. According to him, the way nature worked and reconciled the opposite sides showed how the Tao dualities were resolved in unity. On the other hand, Laozi influenced the development of Daoism by advocating for humility in leadership. He also promoted the development of anti-authoritarian movements that stressed on giving power to the weak (Hansen,
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All these impressions are not wrong; China has been a symbol of centeredness for centuries largely because of the Westerns’ translation of china’s name for itself Zhongguo, as ‘Middle Kingdom’ or ‘The centre of the world’ (Elegant 1968). Unaware of the western countries, China gave itself this name thinking that it was the centre of civilization.
This view was not arrived at by malevolent outsiders but by the Chinese government. The question of whether the expected change would be one that is abrupt or smooth, can be answered from the perspective that it would mainly be dependent on both the global and China’s future growth.
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