Tropic of Night

The ethnographer observes the informant, at the same time observes herself observing the informant, because she, the ethnographer, is part of a culture to

Objectivity is the leprosy of anthropology

Most of the rest of life is about attention

Any sufficiently advanced technology will appear to be magic. Just so. And what I am proposing is that among traditional cultures there is a sufficiently advanced technology of which we know very little, and what little we do know of it we denigrate, yes?’

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