Unformatted text preview: earth are only temporary and even though I believe this myself also, I just have a harder time accepting things that happen to my family or my loved ones. It is also different to me how the men leave the women and their children to come to the United States and work. I don’t know if I would be able to accept my husband being away for so long. I do not view any of this as a bad way of life, just cultural differences. I think that understanding the major components of culture are important because in Chagnon’s experience someone would be terrified of the things he first experienced when he arrived. Having knowledge of the way that these people live would help to feel more comfortable or at least be more prepared....
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- Spring '09
- English-language films, Chagnon