“operators in the social process, things that, when put together in certain arrangements in certain contexts, produce essentially social transformations.”
more importantly, for this subject, What would you be able to interpret from the quote?
1. If you have 7. something billion people on the rock called Earth, are there going to be 7 billion different interpretations of culture?
2.Mary Douglas, Victor Turner, and Clifford Geertz all have different interpretations on symbolism from each other. Would other anthropologists have different interpretation on symbolism and each other’s work? Why?
3. Give an example of a symbolic interpretation that differs between your own personal view and how others will perceive it. Explain why.
Example: You see a cop rolling in a your neighborhood. Some people may see it as a problem because they are afraid to get in trouble and others may feel safe when the police are present.