3-18-11 Notes - eye at an individual level) Fueding The kin...

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Matt Deis 3/18/11 Anthropology Why Do Humans Behave Violently Toward Other Humans? 1. Because it is part of human nature-it is adaptive and has been selected for; it is part of our primate legacy. [If true human universal ,intrinsic, not learned, archeological evidence should support continuous record of violence.] NOT TRUE 2. Because they are taught-culturally- to use violence as a way to get power and resources, to elevate themselves; violence is encouraged and glorified and justified. 3. Because their brains have been damaged by abuse or injury or toxins. Self-redress When each individual can seek redress (hurting the individual that hurt you; eye for an
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Unformatted text preview: eye at an individual level) Fueding The kin group can seek redress. The entire kin group is considered to be harmed if one individual is. Warfare The entire community can seek redress Modern Criminal Justice System The only people that can seek redress are public officials (police, military, laws and courts, jails, prisons). If there was a kidnapping in the state of Delaware, it is considered a crime against the entire Delawarean community. Once state lines are crossed, it is considered a crime against the entire country....
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2011 for the course ANTH 205 taught by Professor Dettwyler during the Spring '11 term at University of Delaware.

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