Category Archives: symbolic anthropology

The gentleman is dead, long live the gentle person

I tried opening the door for a woman one day, and she pushed me and scolded me for being chauvinist. This felt very confusing for me. Most people don’t complain when I’m being kind, but some women do. Discourses and … Continue reading

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Categories; borders or prototypes?

When I look at the poppy seed flower outside the house my thoughts goes to why the poppy seed flower is categorised as a flower to begin with. The meaning behind a flower is there, and it has been infused … Continue reading

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Looking at mottos

I’m sitting on the train, going with everything I own on my back. Outside the moving train, stations flash by, cities go by, people go on and off the train. Some people are in a hurry, some people just take … Continue reading

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