The Culture Code – by Clotaire Rapaille. ISBN: Date read: How strongly I recommend it: 6/10 (See my list of + books, for more.). In his book, The Culture Code, Clotaire Rapaille presents a quite different approach to understanding cultures and how they play out in. While anthropologist, Dr. Clotaire Rapaille, is out there preaching the In this in- depth interview, we uncover the culture code as well as some.

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The authors’ whose works we share with you in PopMatters’ 80 Clotire Books of — from a couple of notable reissues to a number of excellent debuts — poignantly capture how the political is deeply personal, and the personal is undeniably, and beautifully, universal.

In the introduction and first chapter Rapaille lays out his core thesis and theory, such as it is Chapter One – though he adds significant further elements in later chapters, particularly the concept of “alibi” in Chapter 9 and the primacy of the “reptilian” in Chapter 4 – and a summary of his research method on which t This is a fascinating book and a very easy read.

Only accessible via the subconscious, the reptilian brain is the home of our intrinsic instincts. He introduces a complex subject with an ease and simplicity more characteristic of marketing than of research. Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now. Also interesting is his discussion of alibis, and how people don’t really know why they do what they do; and offer the most logical sounding reasons, although they may be way off target.

One day they are invincible, the next day they are depressed and want to kill themselves. Concretely, he shows how to immerse in a foreign culture in order to explore what makes people tick — and how.


This is not a global book in any sense. About Clotaire Rapaille Dr.

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It is here that Rapaille’s model starts to depart from those of other scholars. Actually I’ve already read it last year but I didn’t finish it.

And when some die in the service of that culture, their deaths have a special meaning, which in and of itself is clotaide a cultural clotaige. First off, the most parts was about American culture so I don’t know I found it weird and funny in some points I mean some of his codes doesn’t make sense to me and the r This is by far one of the most fascinating books I’ve read in quite a while, started out strong made me go WOW while I was reading the introduction.

I will be thinking about some of the stuff for the rest of my life. Chapter Two gives an overview of the U. Would recommend to read it to anyone. Inthe music world saw amazing reissues spanning rock titans to indie upstarts and electronic to pop of all stripes.

In group interviews, he pays to attention to the differences of ad-hoc clture and codr that become evident during a longer discussion, or more emotional statements once a comfortable atmosphere has been established. Sep 26, David Wild rated it really liked it. Health is movement; when you stop, you’re dead.

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In his first meeting with Quebec City reporters in February, Rapaille said his raapille to the province dates back to his wartime years in France. Codes mediate our stories, movies and our news. It is thus necessary to have some means of delving down to the more primal roots. While I accept that emotion offers the intensity with which a lesson is incorporated, the power of the memory, if you will, I don’t think emotion is necessary to learning generally. And now, in The Culture Codehe uses it to reveal why Americans act clktaire like Americans, and what makes us different from the world around us.


In that context, cultures are becoming more and more aware of their uniqueness, and are ready to fight and die to protect and rapaillle them.

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Clotaire Rapaille

The Japanese will return to being a military power, following their code, and despite half a century of pacificism. Codes are everywhere, imbuing everything with meaning. Clotaire Rapaille began his career as an academic, studying political and social sciences at The Paris Institute of Political Sciences and social psychology at Paris-Sorbonne University. Asked this, Clotaire Rapaille admitted that he did not work for the government, but instead for the foundation created in by the president’s wife Claude Pompidou.

My dude Rapaille rolls out the premise that we have strong associations that we build in childhood what a novel conceptand these help us decide what things we’ll buy.

They seem a little off the wall when they’re first revealed, but the author makes a fairly convincing argument for them in most cases.

We just created a new world where all the intolerant people can live together. Beyond the question of validity is the issue of value: Of all the significant works dedicated to the nature of social code, why would the reader choose Rapaille’s?