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    Chinese culture is largely surrounded by the idea of balance. We see this in Yin and Yang, and a balance between light and dark, or tall and short. While the Americanized version of this concept is the difference between the two, the original concept looks at how yin and yang balance each other and work together. This idea of balance is integrated in the idea of the five seasons and the elements that represent those seasons. The five elements are also related to Taoism in many ways. Yin and Yang

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    Dolphin Capturing in Taiji, Japan; What the Flip! Dolphins are known as some of the most intelligent creatures so why are they being used for profit and abusive entertainment purposes? In the documentary “Cove”, former dolphin trainer and activist Ric O'Barry's quest to document the dolphin hunting operations in Taiji, Wakayama, Japan. In the 1960s, O'Barry helped capture and train the five wild dolphins who shared the role of "Flipper" in the hit television series of the same name. The show was

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    entertainments that produce idol groups who ride on the popularity of the Hallyu Wave. a.i. SM; “SM Town” – initially it was founder, Lee Sooman’s abbreviated name but now it stands for Star Museum a.ii. YG; “YG Family” – founded by Yang Hyunsuk of Seo Taiji Boys; YG stands for his other name Yanggoon a.iii. JYP; “JYP Nation” – founded by Park Jinyoung, a well-rounded artist, CEO b. Many trainees come and go through the entertainment some wait as long as Big Bang’s GDragon and Taeyang’s 6 year wait

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    The Cove

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    A Tiny Town with Huge Secrets On July 31, 2009 The Cove, an environmental documentary was released, changing the way people would view Taiji, Japan forever. The film exposed the cruel dolphin hunt practice of Taiji fishermen and secrets that the Japanese government has kept from its citizens. Since The Cove has been released, it has gained worldwide attention. The film won the U.S. Audience Award at the 25th annual Sundance Film Festival in January 2009. In 2010 The Cove was awarded the Academy

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    In the years following the collapse of Asia’s economy in 1998, South Korea turned to alternative exports to assist in both the restructuring of the nation’s financial strength and it’s reputation in international markets. As a result, pop-cultural exports such as films, television dramas, pop music and celebrities associated with these forms of media discourses have found growing popularity in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan; as well as many other East and Southeast Asian countries. This growing popularity

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    Hallyu and Cultural Commodities: South Korea’s growth of pop-cultural exports In the years following the collapse of Asia’s economy in 1998, South Korea turned to alternative exports to assist in both the restructuring of the nation’s financial strength and its reputation in international markets. As a result, pop-cultural exports such as films, television dramas, pop music and celebrities associated with these forms of media discourses have found growing popularity in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan; as

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    Throughout the entire video the activists in the film are making the Taiji fishing industry look like the devils spawn and the video is trying to persuade people to disagree with their methods. The video does a good job of capturing the grotesque killings of the dolphins to impose pathos into the movie to make people feel sympathetic towards the animals but they only focus on the negative aspects of the dolphin killings. I'm sure the Taiji fishing industry boosts Japans economy and therefore betters the

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    Spinner Dolphin My animal is a spinner dolphin. A little about me is that I like to believe I’m pretty smart, I like to do fun stuff with my friends, and I’m a pretty good swimmer. My animal, the Spinner Dolphin, is one of the smartest breeds of its species, obviously a fast swimmer, and travel in pacts with their friends and mostly family. This dolphin and I are roughly the same size and weight. Here’s some more things me and the Spinner Dolphin have in common. The dolphin and I both have roughly

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    Mass Dolphin Murder

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    world today in the 21st century. The Documentary Called “The Cove” would make the viewers open their eyes of what this world is actually and the secret Taiji, Japan is trying to keep. It would show them why these activist struggle so hard to stop this social issue for the reason that fishermen’s murder dolphins behind the scenes in the cove of Taiji, SeaWorld’s organization and the captivities of the dolphins. Dolphin meat being sold to people without knowing and potential health risk. Lastly, activist

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    Jasmine Ford Mr. Kidd Philosophy 2306 April 28, 2018 Killings in Japan Did you know annually 1,000 or more dolphins are killed by fisherman in Taiji, Japan for meat and monetary needs? Given a set quota from the Japanese government the fishermen can host their notorious annual dolphin hunt from September until March. With a quota of a little under 2,000 dolphins’, fishermen are allowed to hunt various species that are killed either for meat or sold to marine parks. To help bring attraction to this

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