Column by George Sibley
Resort economy – February 2002 – Colorado Central Magazine
“What is a culture if it is not a consensus?”
That’s a question I encountered in an essay, “The World in Pieces,” by anthropologist Clifford Geertz. It’s a question that eventually occurs to anyone who is experiencing the phenomenon of “multiculturalism” today — “cultural diversity” is something that one might like to celebrate, if one could only figure out how.