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Taijitu (Yin and Yang)

Friday, 29th September 2006 by

The Taijitu is far better known by the name of the principle which it represents, Yin and Yang – a concept originating in ancient China which describes all things as being composed of two opposing but complementary forces. From Wikipedia: One cannot exist without the other. For example, day cannot exist without night. Light cannot exist without darkness. How fitting that it should appear, as if by magic, here in…

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Recent Comments

  1. Bob: There is a Marine Corps air station with two dirigible hangars in Tustin, CA. https://maps.google.com/map...
  2. Ian: Thanks Tammo – I was aware of it but didn’t include it because it’s not visible.
  3. Ian: Excellent, thanks for all the links everyone!
  4. Tammo: Best Streetview of the one in Sicily is probably from across the water: https://www.google.com/maps...
  5. PIETRO CONTEGIACOMO: Sirs, you forget or you have no infomation about the “world largest hangar in reinforced...

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