Talk:Piaroa people

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Contradictory Material[edit]

This article contradicts itself throughout. Top section reports that the Piaroa do not murder each other, but the bottom section talks about what happens when they do. I'm inclined to believe the bottom section, but it has no citations while the top does. Are they the idealized egalitarian society of the top section or the human but probably more egalitarian than most society of the bottom section. Citations for the bottom section and a tempering of the introduction would greatly help this article. Mertseger (talk) 23:09, 16 September 2008 (UTC)

It looks like you are right. I added a contradict tag at the beginning of the article. Maziotis (talk) 23:54, 16 September 2008 (UTC)
I have now read the section in its entirety. If you read the section, you will see that some lines contradict grossly the account of the anthopologist referenced here. It is not, as you put it, a balanced version between who Graeber says they are and a "more egalitarian than most society of the bottom section". We have no choice but to delete the whole unreferenced contribution of this user for not being reliable. Maziotis (talk) 00:30, 17 September 2008 (UTC)