RE: [biopoet] Re: Anthropologist Fish Ocean quote
Not quite it, but thanks for the help. I may have to actually go thru my piles of photocopied manuscripts one by one . . . jt
Is this the quote?
"Like fish in the ocean, all we know is water, so it doesn't occur to us to take notice of it."
If so, that's Robert W. Rieber's "Manufacturing Social Distress: Psychopathy in Everyday Life."
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Jeff Turpin" <jpturpin@...> wrote:
> Hi folks. I vaguely remember a quote, which I believe I read in the various
> essays on the topic of Hamlet in the Bush, and in which the author (may have
> been Michelle Scalise) compared human anthropologists studying human
> differences to fish in an ocean studying fish differences, while ignoring
> the manifest similarities in both groups. Does anybody have a source or
> citation off the top of their head? If so, a thousand thanks. jt