By Desmond Morris
Peoplewatching is the fruits of a profession of observing humans - their behaviour and behavior, their personalities and their quirks. Desmond Morris indicates us how humans, consciously and unconsciously, sign their attitudes, wants and innermost emotions with their our bodies and activities, usually extra powerfully than with their phrases.
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Thus returning to my original assumption, the ability of the mind for abstraction, conceptualization and categorization is greater than language as well as being prior to the evolution of language. But more important is the ability of the mind to be more inclusive for thought while only a fragment of its potential emerges on the behavioral and linguistic level of discourse. The second critical issue relates to the problem of methodology. In the analysis of culture, fieldworkers are primarily concerned with the relationship of their conceptual models to those known and accepted for the groups one is studying.