reply to post by Hanslune
I dislike exchanging ideas and people eliminate all other forms of speech, and everything has to be literal.
what they generally lacked was the power to easily destroy nature-but they sure tried!
They did not lack the power, that is evident if you dig a bit. I would say they lacked the capacity. We have the power to alter the course of the
universe now. We parade around like we are so great but the planet is on life support. I am not convinced.
I don't mean any disrespect but these are poor examples. It would be like saying, because ancient man lived in harmony they shouldn't have to defend
or kill at all. I would like know what would you do in the presence of a wild animal. We should also reflect on nature, animals can wage war, deplete
crops, and other sorts of things and its completely "natural". Lets not allow the misguided mind to convince us we are separate from nature. It
doesn't matter what belief system you subscribe to, if any at all.
ancient cultures had a good sense of reciprocity, and their morals and standards exceed ours today. They did not have jails!!! Prisoners
of war even were given freedom and a chance to thrive after their service.
We can go to the moon, build useless buildings in Vegas and other places, but we have no Eco-stations. No one is even interested in moving in the
Not really, you may find that applies more to nomadic and smaller tribes - but even that is a reflection of the 'Noble savage' concept.
I can't believe Darwinism still has an echo. Faint sounds fade a little faster than others one would think.
Your quote is true if adhere to the concept and the belief, the further you go back the more nomadic we were. One can clearly see the opposite.
There is evidence of these 'smaller tribes' exchanging ideas, and even forming republics and even states.
oh and I've taught 'history' in three different countries - guess what, it was different in each one.
That is the problem, the history was different in each one put there comes to a point where they are NOT. There is only one truth. Your mean for
trying to sic byrd on me. Make sure you inform I deal with facts not theories.
**12,000 years is the oldest civilizations.....You made my day with that. that is the greatest joke of the day
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