The Real Magic of Rituals
We might call them superstitions or spells, but they genuinely drum anxiety away.
The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
An anthropologist schooled in spiritual healing offers wisdom for troubled times.
A Viral Twitter Thread Reawakens the Dark History of Anthropology
I’m an anthropologist and rarely have I seen such a harmful mix of inaccuracies and stereotypes about Indigenous people.
The Psychic Toll of Severing the Hunter-Prey Relationship
The emotional connection between hunter and hunted raises important questions about what happens when an animal species disappears—what is the human response to such ill-fate?Wellcome Images / Wikicommons A productive hunt is a violent act—success requiring as it does the dismemberment of a living creature. Yet, to focus alone on the concluding moment, the bloody […]