Re: Serious thoughts about objectivity

Wade Tarzia (tarzia@UCONNVM.UCONN.EDU)
Fri, 11 Oct 1996 12:12:15 -0400

>I took Wade to be wondering what grounds there might be for rejecting the
>informant's statement and substituting another interpretation--his playing
>the role of a ritual go-between being the speculation that came to the
>anthropologist's mind. This bit of imagination might be a major insight. We
>simply don't know without further evidence. ... -- John McCreery

--- Yes, that's what I meant. And I emphasis (if this be needed) the fact
that I presented a thought experiment to clarify the matter for myself.
Nothing was "real" except for the general topic, which I have been finding

-- wt