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Unformatted text preview: Two fundamental categories Ritual : Collective action that has the following traits: formalism; traditionalism; invariance; rule-governance; sacral symbolism; performance (involving framing —“This is different, deliberate, and significant: pay attention!”) Myth : A collectively circulated story that explains important things. Or: ideology in narrative form....
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course REL 135g taught by Professor Robertfordcampany during the Spring '08 term at USC.
- Spring '08