ANT110 Sep.10 Introduction
-away from civilization/ wilderness
-fear of the unknown (Romantic Period)
What is Nature?
-the inherent character or basic constitution of a person or thing
i.e. Just is in my nature.
-a creative and controlling force in the universe
i.e. Nature is beautiful when left alone.
-an inner force or the sum of such forces in an individual
i.e. My personality is split between my nature and nurture.
-an excretory organ or function
i.e. I’m feeling the call of nature.
-the external world in its entirety
i.e. Nature is associated with the environment.
-humankind’s original or natural condition
i.e. getting back to nature
-the genetically controlled qualities of an organism
-a kind/class usually distinguished by fundamental or essential characteristics
i.e. Nature is the opposite of culture.
-definition: the static, authoritative, conscious description
-scripting: a variety of flexible roles are given to the word
-Nature isn’t a self-