Midterm Review Anth 146

Midterm Review Anth 146 - Bororo non-dualism Mind and body...

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Bororo- non-dualism. Mind and body are not entirely separated, they overlap. The Bororo do not see themselves as parrots in the sense of beaks and feathers, but rather in the sense of being good-spirited, brightly colored, near water. Men depend on women, as good depends on bad…men stand to spirit in the same way that parrots do. Descartes- DUALISM-mind and body are mutually exclusive of each other. He turns inward to find truth (can’t be sure of bodily existence). He wants certainty. Believes in God, doubts perfection, body is imperfection…knows that for there to be perfection, there has to be imperfection. God is perfect. Turns away from senses, uncertainty, externality, body and material to reason, certainty, internal, perfection, mindfulness, and spirituality. Cant doubt that he’s thinking (or doubting) Psychotherapy- college student asks questions to therapist about marriage, family, etc. Therapist answers “no” to every question. Dualistic example-student turns inward and answers questions by himself and realizes through his own rationality, he had answers all along-truth comes from inside (Descartes). Iching is diff b/c truth comes from outside (clear your mind of all pre-set notions), student was thinking about past relations and happenings to come to conclusions. But similar to Iching b/c answers are pre- determined and they have to be interpreted, no real processing-come to same conclusion. Carl Jung- causation vs. synchronicity. Synchronicity- not cause and effect, all together. Psychoanalytical/consciousness. Co-Incidents Iching- orient and self-reflection. “Book of Change,” ask it questions and it gives insight that enables you to make decisions. Uses hexagrams. Iching is duality- elements are all in relation with each
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This note was uploaded on 01/22/2010 for the course ANTH 146 taught by Professor Evens during the Fall '07 term at UNC.

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