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Ryan Schram (admin) [Covid-19 is “our very own cargo cult”]
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Ryan Schram (admin) [Anthropology’s critical consciousness is a necessary antidote to the power of scientific authority]
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 The anthropologist sees things that others ignore, but not because the anthropologist is an expert or because she has special insight into other people. Through anthropology’s methods of observation,​ we can induce in ourselves a new state of consciousness. (In this respect, anthropologists are also like shamans.) The anthropologist sees things that others ignore, but not because the anthropologist is an expert or because she has special insight into other people. Through anthropology’s methods of observation,​ we can induce in ourselves a new state of consciousness. (In this respect, anthropologists are also like shamans.)
  
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 During this pandemic, we have been made subject to the authority of the state bureaucracy and its rationality. This authority is not charismatic;​ it tells us that it will do the rational thinking for us. During this pandemic, we have been made subject to the authority of the state bureaucracy and its rationality. This authority is not charismatic;​ it tells us that it will do the rational thinking for us.
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