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Unformatted text preview: noodles portrayed me differently when I was with my family or with a group of friends who were non Asian. Although many other customers who were sitting in my proximity probably would have observed me to be of someone with unmannered qualities, I understood that in most Asian cultures slurping noodles is perfectly acceptable while completely different from an outsider’s point of view. I do not feel that the Yanomamo would be better off after their contact with modern civilization as their culture would be forever changed and altered in ways that would irreversible. As modern civilization would heavily influence their culture, this would lead to the loss of their culture and values as the traditional Yanomamo life would severely be altered....
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- Spring '06
- Sociology, The Culture, Janie Park Soc, traditional Yanomamo life