Anthropology- a perspective
I’ve realized that there are some people who might not be familiar with anthropology. Here’s a great post from hjennens explaining it 🙂
A lot of people I’ve come across don’t understand what I say when I explain I study anthropology. They often say “oh that’s where you look at really old human bones, right?” No. Or they ask “is that the field where you excavate for old artifacts?” No.
Anthropology is essentially the study of human beings and how humans interact with their environment, each other and themselves.
For me, anthropology provides a bridge between human differences and similarities. It’s a way of going outside yourself and gaining a new perspective. A perspective you never would have had if you hadn’t sought it out.
For me, this is not just a possible career path, but a very important and useful tool for life.
Some anthropologists believe that our culture is what creates us. That how we were raised and what we are taught and the environment we live in determines who we…
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