A collection of essays, written for various universities and publications:
The Anxiety of Precedent
Design trends today are in a state of cyclical contradiction: while our cultural ideals are becoming increasingly progressive, our designRead more.
Film: a Common Language
To study a culture through film is a unique experience. It gives the viewer a qualitative insight into the mindsetRead more.
Rationality among the Azande
E.E. Evans-Pritchard, in “Witchcraft, Oracles, and Magic among the Azande,” draws a compelling example of the rational structuring of humanRead more.
In the face of colonial suppression, the Anthropologist has a duty to record and, if necessary, preserve that cultural momentRead more.
The Problem of True Identity
INTRODUCTION Imagine, for a moment, that you are the new night guard in some very secretive government facility. One nightRead more.
Throughout the universe, there is and has always been ultimately one defining force that holds responsibility for all that exists.Read more.
Hollywood’s Rendition of War Whether we like to admit it or not, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and SciencesRead more.