The Azande Traditions
The Azande by an inside perspective:
Editor's records: Azande lifestyle is amazing simple in structure, or at first glance from a european perspective, it appears to be simple. This kind of culture is very different from what Americans or perhaps Westerners knowledge on a day-to-day basis. The Azande lifestyle is hierarchal and patriarchal, and has many actions, philosophy, and superstitions that have demonstrated themselves away of generations of endeavors to rationalize natural incidences with a reasonable, understandable, and believable reason. What follows will be Azande findings concerning American society. American culture has many beliefs and activities which have been completely with out reason. They torture their very own male babies when they are created by circumcising them, instead of waiting until the boy has exploded to be a grown-up age 19, and can understand the importance of the circumcise. They offer their female children apart as if they are really no value, not requesting even a single ax-head or spear intended for the females. At least we let marriages to become prearranged, sometimes as fresh as when they are born, and allow the male to pay for his wife after some time. (According to everyculture. com: " Traditionally, in order to marry, an Azande male needed to present the bride's friends and family with a payment (called bridewealth), normally that includes a certain number of iron spears. Today, the bride-wealth is generally paid in cash or in the form of materials goods just like cloth, cassava, or goatsвЂќ. ) People in the usa live in enclosure clusters of people they are not really related to, show up not to welcome, and take care of as unknown people, not giving them anything at all of value or perhaps sharing any of the material possessions they achieve. They also stay in sterile natural stone buildings without any the familiar sheltering woods and expansion that most Azande enjoy. The most surprising difference is the way they go to some thing they phone Church, be based upon some hidden God to guard them by bad issues, and do not believe in the occurrence of Mangu or witchcraft such...
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