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In most human societies there has been no presumption of a sharp boundary between the natural world and the built cultural milieu, between wilderness and settlement, and in consequence there has been no default presumption of a fundamental difference between the ways in which human art transforms the environment and those in which animals and plants do the same. 2 [Paleolithic artists regarded] reindeer as in some deep and real sense equal actors, as persons if not as human beings, in a shared sociocosmic reality.

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