Origin and influence of giftsGift
communication between the origin of gifts, it is indispensable to human life. Chinese have always advocated reciprocity. The rites on the Qu ceremony said: "reciprocity, to not to reciprocate, and not to reciprocate. "
gifts are created and developed together with other ceremonial activities. As we know, originated from the ancient ritual activities. In sacrifice, in addition to the standard actions, attitude of reverence to God, reverence and awe, but also their most valuable and most items can show paid tribute to God (the sacrifice) dedicated to the gods.
may from then on, in the meaning of the ceremony began with the composition of substances and represents. That can appear in the form. On the concept of gift, others say it originally comes from the ancient of war due to the tribal merger "tribute", which is sent regularly to the Conqueror conqueror to food, slaves, etc, to show their obedience to the vanquished asylum and begging for conquerors.
than was present in the history books, or when don't thoughtful accounts of war. As the spring and Autumn period, for failing to send a car to King of Chu thatch, led to war in Central States aggressively cutting Union Chu. It was also felt that, original gift is a commercial quality items accumulate, the original "reciprocity", in essence, is the way the gift of donation consideration for product exchange.
gifts is a continuation of the character gifts is a social bond
gift-giving is a common social phenomenon, it exists in all periods and in all areas of human society. An ideal gift for the presenters and recipients, have expressed a particular desire, sent a special message. Gift is a declaration, which declared the relationship between you and the recipient: ordinary friend, friendly relative, grateful for the boss or an enthusiastic admirer of the subordinate. It also reflects your hope in the minds of others in establishing what kind of image, one can appreciate someone else's man, a sexy and elegant man, or a person who knows how to smile to terminate the relationship. Most importantly, the recipient is also a declaration: his loyalty has been recognized by you, his perseverance was commendable, his leadership critical to the Department, his health is worrying, he makes doing business a pleasure. In short, he deserves thanks.
all the giving and receiving of gifts, no matter what gift-giving is voluntary, and each gift to be selected can only be sent out. Gift is an extension of your personality, they can measure your interests, even including the wisdom and skill. What to send, how to send it to make an important and lasting impression. Same is true of other how to accept.
gifts regardless of whether we admit it or not, gift makes sense for both sides, it plays an important role in our lives. Our desire for gifts, that is, to agree, love, understanding and love, the longing. Giving and receiving gifts of our behavior involves many aspects of life. Through the gift we can inspire others, educate others, can take control, get compensation, you can display the expression of knowledge and accomplishment, a kind and loving, can also expand personal influence.
in short, gift-giving has become every one of us acted, integration is not a lack of social forms. BACK PAGE