Lecture 4 - What do we learn about ourselves from wolf...

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Lecture 4 26/01/2009 14:30:00 Watching a movie…. . Suggested reading: Zingg Distinction between humans and animals Changed our relationship with nature o Clothes, houses etc. No natural way of doing things Substitute culture for “way” Even though you’re living with wolves, still become a person… Ways to become feral Lost in confusion of war / crisis Some picked up by animals o Stolen by animals… Forced isolation o Thrown out by parents If don’t learn language, becomes very difficult to order world. Communication in  general
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Unformatted text preview: What do we learn about ourselves from wolf children We often dont think of ourselves as animals, but some, if left alone, are able to survive Happens in many cultures o All cultures want to teach this child Conception that feral is wrong? Notes from movie: Knows certain people quieter when with me Ridiculed in towns Repeatedly tries to escape Didnt notice loud noises Abandoned See him as an inferior creature 26/01/2009 14:30:00 26/01/2009 14:30:00...
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This note was uploaded on 12/12/2009 for the course A 032 taught by Professor Staff during the Summer '08 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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