Compare and contrast at least 2 of the above cultural elements between the portrayed cultures in the movie
Please watch this movie carefully applying covered course material on Culture and Society. The following discussion forum will be drawn from this movie. The movie portrays cultures across three societies at different developmental stages. The movie is about the tribal people in a remote African desert live a happy life, but it is all torn to pieces when a Coca-Cola bottle falls from a plane. With the villagers fighting over the strange foreign object, tribal leader Xi (N!xau) decides to take the bottle back to the gods to restore peace. His journey to the “end of the world” eventually has him crossing paths with a bumbling scientist (Marius Weyers) and a band of guerrillas who take a schoolteacher (Sandra Prinsloo) and her class hostage.
Culture refers to values, beliefs, material and non-material culture that together make a people’s way of life.
1. Compare and contrast at least 2 of the above cultural elements between the portrayed cultures in the movie.
2. Relate August Comte’s theory (covered in Chapter 01, The Sociological Perspective) of how societies progress from the theological, to the metaphysical, to the scientific stages, based on what you have observed in societies displayed in the movie the Gods must be crazy. (Relate specific examples of stages or events you have observed in the movie).