https://aneighborschoice.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/THINGS-HIDDEN-WIDE-LOGO.jpg 1080 1920 David Gornoski https://aneighborschoice.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/anc-logo-1.png David Gornoski2020-03-13 12:00:402022-06-04 01:22:55THINGS HIDDEN 11: Coronavirus Scapegoating and Rainmakers
THINGS HIDDEN 11: Coronavirus Scapegoating and Rainmakers
David Gornoski explores the anthropological origins of the recent attempts to quarantine guilt onto the back of President Trump, China, and other entities for the coronavirus pandemic emergency. Sir James Frazer’s classic book “The Golden Bough” is explored to see how primitive societies used rainmakers, chiefs in charge of good weather to blame when bad weather and drought occurred.
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