Communitas pp 197-218 | Cite as

Alignment: Turn the Key and the Door Opens

  • Edith Turner
Part of the Contemporary Anthropology of Religion book series (CAR)


George Mentore has said, “When the conditions are aligned, communitas can pass through.” And Roy Wagner has said, “Think of parallel beings. When two of them are together they never stop laughing.” Why did he say that, and why are they laughing?


True Alignment Winter Solstice Buddhist Monk Liminal Space Careful Alignment 
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© Edith Turner 2012

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