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Code Cracking Nonfat Yogurt Bad Boy It's Not You I Can't Be... Exploding Wallet
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|[a] Caught in mid-bite, George hurls the eclair.|
The following episode is an excellent way to begin to understand Bourdieu's approach to practice and habitus. Claude Lévi-Strauss (nature and culture) and Mary Douglas (purity and danger) are not far behind in interpretive wattage.
First, watch the clip. If you get a chance, watch the entire episode.
|[b] George eats food (not garbage)|
Claude Lévi-Strauss, The Savage Mind
[Note George's "neolithic imagination," as opposed to Jerry's approach to complex issues of foodstuffs].
|[c] George and more food (not garbage)|
Pierre Bourdieu, Outline of a Theory of Practice
|[d] George and still more food (not garbage)|