Don’t Go There

Purity and Danger: An Analysis  of the Concepts of Pollution and Taboo
Mary Douglas

purity_DangerI have anthropology envy.

Spend any time around here and you’ll quickly realize that while I jump all over the map my foundation lies in the social sciences. So much so that I have a couple of cross-disciplinary degrees. The discipline I gave short shrift to was anthropology and yet it’s the one most relevant to my professional life.

And so I keep reading, wondering why I avoided a subject area with such a great vocabulary. Oh, sure, the sexy maths are used Continue reading