Re: Anthro's most important contribution to society

Ralph L Holloway (rlh2@COLUMBIA.EDU)
Sun, 9 Apr 1995 13:40:39 -0400

An awareness of human variation and plasticity, and a truly holistic
appreciation of what is the human condition. R. Holloway.
On Sat, 8 Apr
1995, Jack Kelso wrote:

> If you were pressed to identify the one most important contribution which
> anthropology has made to improving the well being of humankind what would
> it be?
> I assume that the majority of readers of this list are anthropologists, but
> I am interested in responses from non-anthropologists too.
> Jack