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Unformatted text preview: is important because it is broader than previous theories, which did not attempt to explain all of cultural variation on the basis of one factor, and it cuts across lines of inquiry, defining cultural behaviors in terms of biology rather than anthropology. In addition to citing support for the theory, Dunn points out arguments against it as well, such as other variables which could affect cultural diversity. In any case, however, he concludes that while further research is necessary to prove this particular theory, we appear to have very little control over our own existence, and much of our behavior seems to be determined by factors beyond our control....
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