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" It follows clearly from what we have seen that in this system of ideas one gives away what is in reality a part of one's nature and substance, while to receive something is to receive a part of someone's spiritual essence. "
Classical Traditions and Modern Meanings - Page 50
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The Meaning of Things: Domestic Symbols and the Self

Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Eugene Halton - Psychology - 1981 - 304 pages
...person or pertains to a person. Hence it follows that to give something is to give a part of oneself ... It follows clearly from what we have seen that in...one gives away what is in reality a part of one's nature and substance, while to receive something is to receive a part of someone's spiritual essence...
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Romantic Motives: Essays on Anthropological Sensibility

George W. Stocking - Social Science - 1989 - 280 pages
...or pertains to a person. Hence it follows that to give something is to give a part of oneself. ... It follows clearly from what we have seen that in...one gives away what is in reality a part of one's nature and substance, while to receive something is to receive a part of someone's spiritual essence....
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Healing Sounds from the Malaysian Rainforest: Temiar Music and Medicine

Marina Roseman - Social Science - 1991 - 278 pages
...or pertains to a person. Hence it follows that to give something is to give a part of oneself. ... It follows clearly from what we have seen that in...one gives away what is in reality a part of one's nature and substance, while to receive something is to receive a part of someone's spiritual essence....
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Death in Banaras

Jonathan P. Parry - Religion - 1994 - 314 pages
...separation from it afterwards is absolute. As Mauss (1966:10) perceived one gives away what is in reality part of one's own nature and substance, while to receive something is to receive a part of someone's spiritual essence. To keep the thing is dangerous ... it retains a magical and...
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Food and Culture: A Reader

Carole Counihan, Penny Van Esterik - Social Science - 1997 - 424 pages
...each gift contains some of the self of the giver: "To give something is to give a part of oneself. ... In this system of ideas one gives away what is in reality a part of one's nature and substance, while to receive something is to receive a part of someone's spiritual essence"...
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Consumption: The history and regional development of consumption

Daniel Miller - Consumers - 2001 - 452 pages
...something of the donor is passed along with it. "To give something is to give a part of oneself. ... In this system of ideas one gives away what is in...substance, while to receive something is to receive a part of someone's spiritual essence" (Mauss 1967[1925]:10). Since goods in the American garage sale...
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Cross Purposes: The Violent Grammar of Christian Atonement

Anthony Bartlett - Religion - 2001 - 277 pages
...wealth an individual is prepared to destroy in the face of his rival. It is clarified by his conclusion "that in this system of ideas one gives away what is in reality a part of one's nature and substance, while to receive something is to receive a part of someone's spiritual essence"...
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The Poetics of Islamic Legitimacy: Myth, Gender, and Ceremony in the ...

Suzanne Pinckney Stetkevych - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 383 pages
...things is in fact a bond between persons, since the thing is a person or pertains to a person. ... It follows clearly from what we have seen that in...is to receive part of someone's spiritual essence. ' " I believe we will have a much better grasp of the nature of the Arabic panegyric ode and the gift...
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Material culture : critical concepts in the social sciences ..., Volumes 1-2

Victor Buchli - 2004 - 349 pages
...we are led to a better understanding of gift exchange and total prestation, including the potlatch. It follows clearly from what we have seen that in...one gives away what is in reality a part of one's nature and substance, while to receive something is to receive a part of someone's spiritual essence....
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Phenomenological Sociology: Experience and Insight in Modern Society

Harvie Ferguson - Social Science - 2006 - 248 pages
...seeks to incorporate and assimilate the receiver into the personal or collective identity of the giver: in this system of ideas one gives away what is in reality a part of one's nature and substance, while to receive something is to receive a part of someone's spiritual essence....
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