Profane Production

Profane production (also known as secular production) refers to the production of goods in a manner that does not carry any special meaning or produce any moral constraints on the economic exchange of these goods for money. Profane production is a process that yields objects aligned with the secular; these objects are amoral and do not carry any symbolic meaning beyond their intended use. Profane objects are closely related to man, are used in routine function, and are generally known as ordinary. Profane production is often thought of in relation to mass production and the replication of authentic objects.

Social Construction

Sacred objects are collectively constructed as such by a social group. In this process, the group collectively identifies objects to denote as special among a group ...

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