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Department
Anthropology
Course
AN101
Professor
Anne- Marie Colpron
Semester
Fall

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Chapter6RitualMagic breaks down into three formsRitualthings that are trying to harvest luck trying to control the uncertainty of the game There are different methods of strengthening theseTaboo something that you do not do Trobriand islander word meaning prohibitionFetishes commodity fetishes Rituals seen in everyday lifeSomething that an individual does every dayBelief plays into making the ritual magic this could actually Fetishes are the objects that individuals create relationships with They believe in the power that the objects could have Because of the reinforcement of past behaviour you will continue to do that behaviourMagic could happen 1 in 1000 times The reinforcement of that behaviour will generate the magicThe chance of a random reward will keep people playing The fetishes play into the ritualDevelopment of a ritualThere are rituals that will occur that you will generally have to stopPerforming the ritual and performanceOnce you perform the ritual and do well you give the praisecredit to the outer source to the magic item
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