- Words: 1667
- Length: 5 Pages
- Topic: Anthropology
- Paper #: 67021057
Geertz suggests that "man's nervous system does not merely enable him to acquire culture; it positively demands that he do so if it is going to function at all" (Geertz, 1973:73; McNeil, 2002). Despite this he also notes that deficiencies exist within culture, and that stress is far too often paid to the relationship between idealized versions of culture.
Carrithers like many suggests that human beings have an innate tendency to