How effective are the potions and magical cures found in the Nacirema charm boxes? Is this an important question for cultural anthropologists to answer? Why or why not? What else stood out to you about the the Nacirema’s way of life?
(This is a classic anthropological reading. If you have already read it, you may also broadly answer the following: What can we can learn from Miner’s article? Why is this article important for the discipline of Anthropology?)
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