Symbolic anthropology was the a-ha moment of this year. OMG I love it. Except that trying to write a paper about it that explains it to an archaeology professor is getting grating - when you have to beat the a-ha moments to death for the sake of school, it can be a buzzkill.
"How dreadful!" cried Lord Henry. "I can stand brute force, but brute reason is quite unbearable. There is something unfair about its use. It is hitting below the intellect." ~ Oscar Wilde - The picture of Dorian Gray