Introduction: One-Dot Theory Described, Explained, Inferred, Justified, and Applied
There is no doubt that the Chinese (Communist) mind is dialectical. We can trace it back to TaiJiTu (diagram of cosmological scheme), if not earlier, or what I call the grand diagram in this study. By looking at this dot, four other smaller dots can be derived, such as my dialectical crab and frog motion model, which was first built in September 1994, constituting 1 + 4, with 1 referring to the grand diagram and 4, the small diagrams.
Each diagram, grand or smaller, will be described, explained, and inferred in detail. The most complicated and complex one is my crab and frog motion model. Reasons will be given to justify the application of the 1 + 4 diagrams. In the applied section, I will introduce a diagram as shown in Fig. 1.6, which can enable us to divide a case study’s sections in terms of those grand and smaller diagrams. For example, the second section of the case study is equivalent to the pure circle, and the fifth, (a series of) the 1 2 3 4 5 A B C D E model. If relevant information, (scientific and technical) data, and analysis can be slotted into those diagrams, it will mean that my one-dot theory is rigorous, able to meet future tests, and closer to the Chinese (Communist) logic(s).
KeywordsTaiJiTu · Yin and Yang One-dot theory and model Research methods Ocean governance and regimes
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