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In Dogon County, village meeting halls are built with low grass roofs overlooking the dusty plains below. The idea behind the low ceiling is that arguments cannot become escalated. If those participating in the meeting are not able to stand up, punches can never be thrown and calm discussion wins out.

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  • Copyright: Jamie Bowen (jamieleigh) (22)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2009-03-01
  • Categories: Daily Life
  • Exposure: f/4.5, 1/800 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2010-04-04 0:34
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