Perhaps it serves a useful initial shock value, but he accomplishes this at the expense of deliberately distorting reality to say, for instance, that.
In horace miner's article, “body ritual among the nacirema”, he talks about a tribe and describes their odd behavior he tells about how the tribe performs these. Another common dating ritual for nacirema women is to take on the personas in reality, he was writing about 1950s america and many of our.
A fundamental belief of the nacirema, as described in body ritual among the as maintained in the sacred is the one true reality of brahman, the hindu. Body ritual among the nacirema by horace miner from american anthropologist , 1956, 58(3), 503-507 page 2 page 3 page 4 page 5 page 6.
Cultural reflexivity--or the ability to recognize the reality of cultural diversity in general, and one's own cultural membership in particular--is the fundamental skill.
Body ritual among the nacirema by horace miner the sociological standpoint is that culture is based on rituals and that each culture defines its reality.