In ancient times, there were often masked rituals, and in these rituals, boundaries and identities were blurred because the participants wore masks. But what would these rituals lead to and why was anonymity so important? David Gornoski gives us an earth-shattering explanation of this ancient ritual and how it is refined and imposed today under a guise of concern during these pandemic times. Listen to the full episode for an epic anthropological exposition of wearing masks in society.
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Read Rev. Jim Fitzgerald’s article on masks.