Magic - I. The Savage Mind 1. Basic idea = savage mind not...

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I. “The Savage Mind” 1. Basic idea = savage mind not particular of a geographic area 2. Motive thought available to all human beings 3. Thought where people think cyclically and not progressively II. Psychoanalysis 1. “Talking cure” 2. Connection between psychoanalysis and shaman that there may be physical accoutrements between shamanism through the traditions and rituals they do, but Levi- Strauss is looking at it through the very basic of changing someone’s idea of the social world they live in. 3. Disconnect because patient isn’t able to make connection with the social world. 4. Element of social – public acknowledgement : patient agreement, this is the source of problem and what we need to do III. Shaman’s 1. Effusive, emotional, over abundance of ideas and no objects to place them on. 2. Provides ideas “talking cure” since he can make sense of what’s happening IV. Levi-Strauss 1. Human cognitive brain is to think in binaries/oppositions
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This note was uploaded on 01/14/2012 for the course ANTHROCUL 222 taught by Professor Davidfrye during the Fall '11 term at University of Michigan.

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Magic - I. The Savage Mind 1. Basic idea = savage mind not...

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