Sacred and profane meanings of blood and alcohol
Journal of Social Psychology • Vol/Iss. 64 • Published In • Pages: 27-43 •
By Klausner, Samuel Z.
Documents and Hypotheses Filed By: mas Amelia Piazza
|There will be a negative association between alcoholism and ceremonial drinking (32).||Not Supported|
|". . . that where blood is considered holy, as indicated by the existence of a severe menstrual taboo, blood will tend not to be used secularly; nor will alcohol, its symbolic equivalent, tend to be drunk heavily in purely secular situations" (39)||Supported|
|". . . where there is a severe menstrual taboo, there is not likely to be severe insobriety in the society" (39)||Supported|