Anthropology

2.Within all societies of the world there are dynamics, known as taboos, that vary by the cultural elements themselves. Anthropologists do find traits and taboos that are similar to other existing cultures but never utilized or practiced exactly with the same manner. However, there is one constant element known as the universal taboo. Please describe this taboo and why it is referred to as being universal.

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  1. Incest and patricide are considered universal taboos. Why do you think nearly everyone abhors these two practices?

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