Unformatted text preview: societies from the viewpoint of one’s own culture, generally leading to a negative evaluation of their values, norms, and behaviors • We judge other people and cultures based upon the strange things that they do. Nacirema is American spelt backwards Dentist, hospitals, psychologists, everything we do to better our bodies About making the familiar weird and unknown Put us in perspective of ourselves, changing our own human nature Show how other people look into our culture and maybe think that we are weird....
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- Summer '06
- Sociology, bodily functions, body rituals, ritual activity, Naciremao Nacirema Culture, rid mouth, HolyMouth Men