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Trebek’s performance hasn’t changed to combat the untruths of the last few years, in part because it already was a kind of totem to the value of fact.
The utmost severity attached to the observation of totemic law and custom, to break which was regarded as a serious crime.
Fetishism of the Zui description is, indeed, the natural concomitant of a totemic system.
Some, covered with obscene totemic figures and designs, were carved from solid tree trunks forty or fifty feet in length.
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As will appear later, this is a characteristic feature of the transition from primitive to totemic culture.
Nevertheless, the imitation of animals in the dance already foreshadows the totemic period.
These irradiations of the totemic conception serve partly to extend it and partly to give it an irregular development.
The tribal organization of this period was bound up with an important institution, exogamy, which originated in the totemic age.
The expression 'totemic age' involves a widened application of the term 'totem.'
By this means, totemic tribal organization gains a powerful influence on custom.

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