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H-G societies all rely on hunting and gathering for their food. They live and die by the cycle of
seasons, are nomadic, and have a polytheistic religious system. They share similar traits such as
egalitarianism, subsistence, and sharing in the power hierarchy. The similarities between these
two groups of people result from our evolutionary past. As humans, we are inherently tribal. We
form bonds or communities because they help us survive and thrive (McGrath et al., 2018). It
was important for hunters to be in organized groups that could defend themselves against
predators and gather enough food for everyone in their society to make it through the wild. So, I
think this similarity has something to do with our ancestral past--grouping together for survival
purposes.
The two articles, Eating Christmas in the Kalahari and Eskimo Science, discuss how each culture
ate its version of Christmas dinner. The Eskimo Science article outlines how the Eskimos eat a
meal of raw seal meat to share the wealth of their catch. On the other hand, the Foraging article
outlines how they hunted and gathered as they usually do for food. Both cultures could share a
meal despite their differences because they learned how to respect other people's property
(Newman, 2022). When faced with different situations, both tribes can coexist without
significant conflicts or mishaps because they have learned to adapt their behaviors according to
the need of their community.
The contrast between hunting and gathering societies is something that has been studied by
anthropologists as well as an archaeologist. one can explain The distinction between the two
cultures by looking at the specifics of each culture and seeing how they differ from one another.
For example, while many hunter-gatherers might spend their days hunting to procure food,
members of a foraging society will spend most of their time gathering food such as roots, berries,
honey, and water or hunting animals that are less aggressive than humans. Another difference
between both groups is where they live. While hunters often live near large bodies of water
where animals are plentiful, foragers primarily live near mountains or river sources where more
natural resources are located nearby. These two cultures also vary in how much property they
own. Hunter-gatherers typically don't hold much property, whereas foragers own everything
from land to tools to clothing items to houses themselves.
Conclusion
The similarities between h-g societies and the differences between h-g societies and modernized
cultures are related to their differing views on the individual.
In h-g societies, individuals have a social responsibility to preserve the group. In modernized
cultures, individuals have more freedom to choose for themselves.

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H-G societies all rely on hunting and gathering for their food. They live and die by the cycle of seasons, are nomadic, and have a polytheistic religious system. They share similar traits such as egalitarianism, subsistence, and sharing in the power hierarchy. The similarities between these two groups of people result from our evolutionary past. As humans, we are inherently tribal. We form bonds or communities because they help us survive and thrive (McGrath et al., 2018). It was important for hunters to be in organized groups that could defend themselves against predators and gather enough food for everyone in their society to make it through the wild. So, I think this similarity has something to do with our ancestral past--grouping together for survival purposes. The two articles, Eating Christmas in the Kalahari and Eskimo Science, discuss how each culture ate its version of Christmas dinner. The Eskimo Science article outlines how the Eskimos eat a meal of raw seal meat to share the wealth of their catch. On the other hand, the Foraging article outlines how they hunted and gathered as they usually do for food. Both cultures could share a meal despite their differences because they learned how to respect other people's property (Newman, 2022). When faced with different situations, both tribes can coexist without significant conflicts or mishaps because they have learned to adapt their behaviors according to the need of their community. The contrast between hunting and gathering societies is something that has been studied by anthropologists as well as an archaeologist. one can explain The distinction between the two cultures by looking at the specifics of each culture and seeing how they differ from one another. For example, while many hunter-gatherers might spend their days hunting to procure food, members of a foraging society will spend most of their time gathering food such as roots, berries, honey, and water or hunting animals that are less aggressive than humans. Another difference between both groups is where they live. While hunters often live near large bodies of water where animals are plentiful, foragers primarily live near mountains or river sources where more natural resources are located nearby. These two cultures also vary in how much property they own. Hunter-gatherers typically don't hold much property, whereas foragers own everything from land to tools to clothing items to houses themselves. Conclusion The similarities between h-g societies and the differences between h-g societies and modernized cultures are related to their differing views on the individual. In h-g societies, individuals have a social responsibility to preserve the group. In modernized cultures, individuals have more freedom to choose for themselves. Name: Description: ...
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