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Unformatted text preview: Anthropology Reading Summary Week 14 by Josh Smith The first article that I read was about the people on Easter Island. I thought it was so interesting just because of what their society went through. It gives a perfect example of a society that grew into greatness and then disintegrated into chaos. Its amazing to think that such a complex society, capable of making the statues they made, could grow to that large a population on such a remote island. It gives you a firsthand glance at how culture develops with the growing of society. That makes me think that it really was a special place, and that at one time that it must have been a very beautiful and great human sustaining island. It makes me even more shocked to think how a island as perfect as that, can turn into such a nightmare. To think an island so sustainable and perfect for human life can deteriorate into a place with no food and resources. That makes me really scared when I think of the world that we live in now. food and resources....
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