Thu 29 Sep, 2016 10:23 am - [quote]I have no interest in an anthropologist who marries a 14 year old 'to get an insider view of a culture',[/quote]
To be fair, the writer in question is Kenneth Good who is a... (view)
Thu 29 Sep, 2016 07:54 am - Thank you Hingehead... and I am not claiming that anything I say is valid. I express my opinions and defend them (and occasionally change them). I am not sure I agree with your use of the word... (view)
Thu 29 Sep, 2016 07:39 am - Something in the process of you ignoring me is not working quite right. You can start actually ignoring me at any time. I don't mind either way... but people quoting me and responding to tell... (view)
Thu 29 Sep, 2016 06:47 am - Because I belong here. Most of the authors of the books you list challenged people's comfortable ways of thinking with ideas that flew in the face of the sensibilities of the time.
Thu 29 Sep, 2016 06:21 am - I see why I am confused about this thread. I thought it was a thread about banned books (which by definition are books that challenge prevalent ideas or sensibilities). This thread isn't... (view)
Wed 28 Sep, 2016 07:54 pm - Edgar and Farmerman challenged me to come up with these examples. I would appreciate a simple "yes, I would ban this book" or "no, I would not ban this book" for each of these... (view)
Wed 28 Sep, 2016 07:50 pm - Another challenging one.
"Into the Heart: One Man's Pursuit of Love and Knowledge Among the Yanomama" by Kenneth Good (an anthropologist who accepted a child bride from a culture... (view)