Your Cheating Heart

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The buzz of conversation is a constant background to the camp’s activities: there is an endless flow of talk about gathering, hunting, the weather, food distribution, gift giving, and scandal. No !Kung is ever at a loss for words, and often two or three people will hold forth at once in a single conversation, giving the listeners a choice of channels to tune in on.

A good proportion of this talk in even the happiest of camps verges on argument. People argue about improper food…

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