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Yao can refer to:

  • The name of the demiurge in Gnostic scripture
  • Yao, Chad, a town in Chad
  • Yao (ethnic group in Africa), the waYao people of south-central Africa and their language
  • Yao, Osaka, a city in Japan
  • Kazuki Yao, seiyū
  • The Yao people of China and Southeast Asia
  • Yao (ruler), mythical Chinese ruler
  • Yao (surname), the transliteration of Chinese family names 姚, 銚, and 么
    • Yao Wenyuan, member of the Gang of Four
    • Andrew Chi-Chih Yao, computer scientist
    • Yao Ming, basketball player
    • Francis Yao, liver transplantation expert at the University of California, San Francisco
    • Yao, a character in Disney's 1998 animated film Mulan
  • Yao (TV series), a French children's TV series of the 1970s – about an African boy called Yao
  • Yaoundé Airport, IATA code YAO

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Zhuangzi [Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy] (7196 words)
For example, the author of Chapter 17, the Autumn Floods, elaborates on the philosophy of perspective and overcoming boundaries that is discussed in the first chapter, Xiao Yao You.
Although the Daoist adept, Liezi, to whom the text is attributed lived before Zhuangzi, the text clearly dates from a later period, perhaps compiled as late as the Eastern Han, though in terms of linguistic style the material appears to date from around the same period as Zhuangzi.
The leaving behind and overturning of human values is a theme that is repeated in this text, though again not without a certain paradoxical tension: after all, the purpose of such journeying and overturning of values is ultimately to enable us in some sense to live ‘better’ lives.
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