Posts Tagged ‘purity’

Preface to the Routledge Classics Edition Two themes of the book: Taboo as a spontaneous device for protecting the distinctive categories of the universe. ¬†Taboo protects the local consensus on how the world is organized. Reflections on the cognitive discomfort caused by ambiguity. ¬†Ambiguous things can seem very threatening. “In both cases, a challenge to […]

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