Terminology[ edit ] The name of the offense varies from jurisdiction to jurisdiction and from legal to colloquial terminology. In the United States, the specific criminal offense is usually called driving under the influence, but in some states "driving while intoxicated" DWI"operating while impaired" OWI or "operating while ability impaired", "operating a vehicle under the influence" OVIetc. Vehicles can include farm machinery and horse-drawn carriages.
Origin[ edit ] Pangu was said to be the creation god in Chinese mythology. He was a giant sleeping in an egg of chaos. As he awoke, he stood up and divided the sky and the earth. Pangu then died after standing up, and his body turned into rivers, mountains, plants, animals, and everything else in the world, among which is a powerful being known as Hua Hsu.
Fuxi was known as the "original human" although technically speaking he was not a humanand he was said to have been born in the lower-middle reaches of the Yellow River in a place called Chengji possibly modern LantianShaanxi province, or TianshuiGansu province.
One day they set up two separated piles of fire, and the fire eventually became one. Under the fire, they decided to become husband and wife. The creation of human beings was a symbolic story of having a larger family structure that included the figure of a father. Social importance[ edit ] On one of the columns of the Fuxi Temple in Gansu Province, the following couplet describes Fuxi's importance: In the beginning there was as yet no moral or social order.
Men knew their mothers only, not their fathers. When hungry, they searched for food; when satisfied, they threw away the remnants. They devoured their food hide and hair, drank the blood, and clad themselves in skins and rushes.
Then came Fu Xi and looked upward and contemplated the images in the heavens, and looked downward and contemplated the occurrences on earth. He united man and wife, regulated the five stages of change, and laid down the laws of humanity.
He devised the eight trigramsin order to gain mastery over the world. He instituted marriage and offered the first open-air sacrifices to heaven. This arrangement precedes the compilation of the I Ching during the Zhou dynasty.
This discovery is said to have been the origin of calligraphy. Fuxi is also credited with the invention of the Guqin musical instrument, though credit for this is also given to Shennong and Yellow Emperor.
The Figurists viewed Fuxi as Enochthe Biblical patriarch. Seated portrait depicting Fuxi, painted by Ma Lin of the Song dynasty Painting of Fuxi looking at a trigram sketch, painted by Guo Xu of the Ming dynasty Death[ edit ] Fuxi is said to have lived for years altogether and died at a place called Chen modern HuaiyangHenanwhere a monument to him can still be found and visited as a tourist attraction.Student avoids jail for fourth drink-driving conviction in three years after she said she drank to cope with abortion.
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Fuxi (Mandarin: ; Chinese: 伏羲), also romanized as Fu-hsi, is a culture hero in Chinese legend and mythology, credited (along with his sister Nüwa 女娲) with creating humanity and the invention of hunting, fishing and cooking as well as the Cangjie system of writing Chinese characters c. 2, BCE. He was also known as Paoxi (t 庖犧, s 庖牺), also romanized as Pao-hsi. Drink Driving Defences include driving under duress, hip flask (drinking after the offence), spiked drinks, laced drinks, technical defences (eg police errors), shortness . Drunk-driving fatalities have fallen by a third in the last three decades; however, drunk-driving crashes claim more than 10, lives per year. In , the most recent year for which cost data is available, these deaths and damages contributed to .
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