The following is the C's reason for proposing a new approach to viewing identity :
The impact of globalization has led scholars from diverse disciplines to study the view of identity from various aspects and encourage individuals to find, negotiate, and sustain their identity. Unfortunately, abundant research seems to further confuse the concept.
• Negotiating or Maintaining (one's own or group identity)
The importance of these concepts is to motivate individual to hold strongly onto their own ego.
This proposes as a different view on the " self and identity."
In Asian perspective , diverse group of people is described differently as "social, cultural, economical, and religious categories." This difference is to express the unique distinctiveness of identity. Thus, these are the alternative and new approach to view identity.
The following are the sources that most Indians draw on to construct their image of American Indians :
The old west image is one in which all Indians possess, these are related cultural distinctiveness that reflects of the plain Indian culture and are apparently to be living the cinematic "Dances with Wolves" version of life.
• Stereotyping and over generalized image are always portrayed by Indians
• Indians are portrayed as living a romanticized lifestyle, idyllic in which they reside in harmony with nature, are childlike, promiscuous, oblivious to pain, and willingly connect in forms or self torture.
These sources are presented as valid representation
Based on valid stereotypes, Indians worship forces such as water, sun, light, wind, thunder, and fire. Indians are always thoughts to believe in several spirits or gods, which normally includes indication to the "great spirits".
Sometime, Indian stereotypes are propagated through false images of Indians as either noble savages or spirit guides.
Taoism different from Confucianism, Hinduism and Buddhism is given below :
Taoism, it is origin from Chinese. A philosopher defines Taoism as early forms come from " experience and understanding. " The philosophy of Taoism realizes " Tao" (i.e., path) as the " one thing which exists and connects many things".
The " self and identity" make the Taoism different from Confucianism, Hinduism, and Buddhism. Because the Taoist method of treating the self and identity avoids the consequence of western's individualism.
For example :
Taoism identifies the existence of the self and identity, which is different from the Confucian rational self. The Confucian self is an extension of or defied by " social relationship". In Tao, it is identical and equally co-produces with the cosmos.