- Feb 25, 2010
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- In the Bush (Peak Hill, NSW)
That seems a very liberal use of the word Civilization.
The Aboriginal Australian was horrified to observe the punishment and general treatment of the first fleet convicts by their 'betters' - their idea of being civil to each other, what they do and how and how they do it, is the basis of the word civilisation, in their mind.
Having a social system that forces people to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars, causing them to suffer and endure for lengthy periods of time before dying, due to erratic cellular formations in their bodies misconstrues the word civilisation, when the idea of a national health system would work, and would work well.
Invading a country, or using a clandestine section of society to unsettle a foreign government, and in consequence, encourage a small disgruntled section to rise up, after arming them, for whatever singular purpose, is not my idea of being civilised.
Having a system such as capitalism to be the method that society must depend on, even though it is a ponzie system designed by, and for a very small percentage of people, meanwhile, knowing fullwell that it will only benefit those on top of the muckheap is not civilisation as I know it
The idea of caging people for long periods of their life because they stole food is a poor reflection on that societies idea of being civilised, conversely, not punishing a group of people who created that shitstorm, initialised as the WFC, that contributed to hundreds of millions of people worldwide who lost their homes, their occupations and in quite a few incidences their freedom, due to stealing just to feed themselves is also a poor reflection on the use of that word 'civilisation
An advanced state of intellectual, cultural, and material development in human society, marked by progress in the arts and sciences, the extensive use of record-keeping, including writing, and the appearance of complex political and social institutions.