natural symbol

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Philosophy

 

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Jessie D

 

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January 16, 2013

 

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University

 

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The book may confuse those who are not interested in anthropological explanation for social, religious and cultural norms but it certainly contains a wealth of information on the connection between physical body and its role in the larger social body that surrounds us. The core thesis of the book revolves around the idea that rules of the physical body turn into natural symbols for decoding the norms of the society...
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In other words, a parallel had been drawn between simple bodily actions and larger societal riles. Douglas believes natural symbols play an important role in determining the nature of various social and religious rituals and practices. How we perceive a norm is connected with how we view bodily functions and vice versa...
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