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Unformatted text preview: Malinowski, of how Benedict states, no man looks at the world with pristine eyes (page number). Malinowskis journal shows his obvious racism towards the subjects and blatant normalcys one could expect once submersing himself in an entirely new culture. This causes a lack of objectivism and taints the body of work with bias. Boas is important to note because he outright disagrees with Galton. Galton believes that he knows whats hereditary and what isnt, yet Boas directly comes out and says that, anthropologically speaking, many traits in the human genome are greatly affected through environment which would make eugenics very difficult to achieve. Boas believes that as...
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- Fall '09