Tongue but the mouth didnt develop for language

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tongue) but the mouth didn’t DEVELOP for language- language was created to  use the structures of the mouth.  The eating structure was utilized for human  speech.   Food and predaptation Food used to be only for nutrition, but now it’s used for PLEASURE.   Further, it can be an art form or a social marker Food can be a  moral entity : what you eat can reflect on yourself or reflect  on others (if you eat a cheeseburger, some people may not like you) Also used for metaphors: you have bad taste, etc Leon Kass:  wrote a book about this  Phantom of liberty:  French movie. People sit at the table to go to the  bathroom and leave to go to the dining hall to eat, as if that’s the  inappropriate part. Going to the bathroom is the central social event, and  eating is a private event that you don’t want to be seen.  Preadaptation and  disgust It used to be that disgust was reserved for things that taste bad.  Not we have a  sense that some things ARE bad: 1. Core disgust,   which means you are disgusted by something because  you know what it is (worms are gross cuz theyre worms, not cuz they  taste bad.)  2. Animal nature:  we stay away from things that we see as animalistic  and avoid certain foods for this reason.  3. Moral violations:  if society makes something disgusting, you won’t  want to do it.  So we make things disgusting so people wont do them. Pretty much, our food world is moving into our real world.  Our “disgust” turns  into something moral, so going against that disgust goes against morality.  But 
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we can make it ok again but making it into  humor . Schweders moral code What is immoral? Anything that goes against… Autonomy : harm, rights, justice  anger Community : duty, hierarchy, independence contempt Divinity : sacred order, purity, natural order  disgust Benign masochism Liking something that you wouldn’t naturally like according to the natural order  of things.   Hedonic pleasure:  liking things that are spoiled like wine Chili peppers:  our body stays that this should stay OUT, but its in a lot of  food.  People like it because exposure produces liking- when we think  something is poisonous, but then realize it wont harm us, we like it.  In the  Mexican village the kids loved the chilli pepper.  People like chili peppers  the most right before it hits the point where its too spicy.   Other things: Bitter foods Thrill rides Exhaustion Irritant spices Pain Disgust Sadness
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