Re: Review of How 'Natives' Think by Marshall Sahlins (anthro)

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Fri, 22 Sep 1995 04:14:14 GMT

: good points, he never comprehends that no matter how much academic
: training and skills of interpretation one possesses, they are
: worthless without containing understanding of, compassion for, and
: even identification with cultural differences, that no amount of

At which point you're no longer doing science. It's difficult to
observe and hypothesise in any case, but when you load yourself
with alot of emotions, you're making it harder.

While it's one thing to be emotional about the field, you should
be dispassionate and detached from what you are actually observing.

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