What is it about?

I consider 3 nonstandard ways of thinking about possible futures, haunting (from past or future), interference, and dutching a form of hedging (as in hedge betting, betting on every option in inverse proportion to their odds)

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Why is it important?

This provides worked examples of how to think about the future without using spatial models or mirroring pasts and presents


Although general in scope about futures this comes out of many years work on Mambila spider divination.

Professor David Zeitlyn
University of Oxford

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This page is a summary of: Haunting, Dutching, and Interference, Current Anthropology, August 2020, University of Chicago Press, DOI: 10.1086/710105.
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