This is a great, inspiring article…and wonderful for our majors…but the comments following the article make it clear that many of the readers have no idea how “doing anthropology” is different from “just being an everyday person” who notices things, as they say….So, it looks like we still have a lot of work to do as anthropologists to get out there and spread the word about how anthropology offers specialized professional training in analyzing and understanding how the world works in very complicated ways, and that anthropologists are not just observing and reporting as if these were transparent acts of transcription!
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