One ring to rule them all, One ring to find them. One ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them. — Ring folklore.
The Taoist philosophy of Yin Yang shows the duality and interconnectivity of seemingly opposite and contrary forces.
Good and Evil. Night and Day. Life and Death. Rebels and the Empire. Browncoats and the Alliance. Bilbo and Gollum.
Ring Yang: The Good, The Bad, The Precious.
Lord of the Rings / The Hobbit meets Chinese philosophy Taoism in this interconnected mash-up.