Essay Outline - AnthroCultESSAYOUTLINE 05:15

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AnthroCult ESSAY OUTLINE 05:15 THESIS: The genuine blossoming of a culture isn’t because the community has been  newly formed; it is the result of the ramification of that community’s coming of age. Intro: Sapir’s definition of “genuine culture” in relation to the book Body Paragraph 1: Initial Culture of the Runakuna  1. “the unconsciousness associated with habit is an economy both of thought and of  consciousness” [18]  through routine activities, habitually carried out, a cultural identity takes shape: a  sense of the self as  Runa.   habitus 2. Since these symbols are actions [112] an individual is put in the position of “acting out” basic cultural principles, of entering  several times a day into a contract to participate in Runa tradition. unaware that they are pursing a cultural life  ritual = action [give example of offerings]  integrated into the society, not just telling story of their traditions Body Paragraph 2: Transition of Cultures 1. Every world begins in the cataclysmic destruction of the previous world, and will itself  end in a cataclysm. [46]. How true is this statement? 2. Inversion of values   what is looked down upon and despised as the dominant  community.  3.  Plasticity:  Body Paragraph 3: New Form of Culture 1.  collective  memory and the fear of 
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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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Essay Outline - AnthroCultESSAYOUTLINE 05:15

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