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Is empathy bad?

This article discusses the book Against Empathy: The Case for Rational Compassion by Paul Bloom. I haven’t read the book, but this is an interesting counter argument about our obsession with empathy. 203 more words

Anthropology

A man not afraid to express his emotions (as difficult as it may be at times) & talk about music, politics, beliefs, values & his future aspirations (see part two) 859 more words

Music

Onkadelli Haat – Going Tribal

A visit to Koraput is incomplete without a visit to Onkadelli Haat.

Haats or weekly markets are Koraput’s invaluable treasures. In the absence of malls and business districts, the tribal markets are solely a local affair.

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Community Heritage

The Bloem Diaries - Part 1

In August 2017, I started my post-doctoral fellowship in the city of Bloemfontein, South Africa. A year prior, I visited the city and the campus because I did not want to go to a place not knowing what to expect. 1,585 more words

Africa

Mæxican tries Mæxico

It
had been approximately two weeks since I arrived in Copenhagen and since my then,
I had not consumed my staple foods- beans and rice. Curious, but not quite… 711 more words

Check out "Storying Climate Change in Himachal Pradesh, India" By Aylin Padir, Ingrid Shockey, and Seth Tuler in Volume 41, Issue 3 of Practicing Anthropology!

In a taxi driving through Shimla, a city in northern India at the foot of the western arc of the Himalaya, one of us first heard a story about climate change in the region. 1,002 more words

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The Truth

There are a considerable number of exceptional restaurants in Denmark, choosing one for this mini-ethnography was no small feat. I turned to my trusty friend, Yelp, to help wade through the countless options. 797 more words