Author: Colin Garon

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Colin Garon

Colin Garon is a rising fourth-year undergraduate at the University of Chicago studying the history and anthropology of science. He's spending the summer doing research at the Beijing University of Chinese Medicine.

Yin and Yang for Dummies: Dipping a Toe into the Theory of TCM

I can discover yin and yang in the acid-base titrations of my tenth-grade chemistry, in the Biblical creation of Heaven and Earth, and even in Broad City’s Abbi and Ilana. Yin and yang can help us think through the world, much in the same way that they helped ancient Chinese philosophers and doctors think through the seasons, the passage of day into night, or our basic bodily functions.

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