Beyond Culture Quotes

Edward T. Hall
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"Western man sees his system of logic as synonymous with the truth. For him it is the only road to reality." Chapter 1. The Paradox of Culture, p 9.

"The evolution of the bowerbird is highly suggestive as an example of how a species, once it begins to use the environment as a tool, sets in motion a whole series of new and often unforeseen environmental transactions that require further adjustments." Chapter 2. Man as Extension, p 27.

"If the early white settlers in North America couldn't make the Indians conform to the European paradigm, the response was to destroy what could not be controlled and what did not perform in a predictable manner." Chapter 3. Consistency and Life, p 49.

"Having spent significant segments of my professional life translating behavior of one culture into another, I have learned that translating is one thing, getting people to believe it is another." Chapter 3. Consistency and Life...

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